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25/01/2023 | 18:35:47 Mr President. Think about it: If you cannot feel safe in your own home, where can you feel safe? The fact is that each and every day thousands of women and girls are exposed to gender-based violence, and often domestic violence. The European Council has been a driving force of protecting human rights. The Istanbul Convention is a major contributor to the fight against gender-based violence, and thereby preventing violations of human rights. Therefore, I wholeheartedly stand behind our... 23/06/2022 | 19:18:23 Madam President,  First, I would like to thank the rapporteur for a job well done. The control of online communication is a very relevant topic in our modern society. Every day, many Europeans live their lives on their devices for hours. It is crucial that social media balance users’ freedom of speech and their need for protection against fake news and hate speech. This is one of the many issues at hand in this debate and the one I would like to address. When you read something on Facebook... 22/06/2022 | 13:10:09 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Madame President, colleagues! First I would like to thank the rapporteur for a job well done. This is an important matter for many people living in Europe. Unfortunately in Europe today we see and experience, Jewish people having to leave their homes as a consequence of antisemitism. Our communities must be for all people, regardless of faith and religious conviction. Therefore we need states and governments to issue measures against...