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Mr Mehmet AKALIN

Speeches since 2019

19/04/2024 | 11:26:10 Thank you, Mister Chair, Ladies and gentlemen, first of all I would like to thank the rapporteur for this extensive report and the recommendations. We live in an age where the technological advancements have opened up a world of opportunities. However, they have also exposed our children to unprecedented dangers, which in turn demands our urgent attention. The rapid increase in digital violence towards children is a harsh reality that is leaving a profound impact on the lives of our youngest... 26/01/2024 | 11:43:18 First of all I would like to thank the rapporteurs for this report and for bringing this important subject for discussion. The pervasive issue of child abuse within various institutions across Europe is a matter of utmost urgency and moral significance. As representatives of the people, it is our collective responsibility to ensure the well-being and safety of the most vulnerable members of our society, our children. As laid out in the report, child abuse is a deeply troubling reality that... 23/01/2024 | 20:18:22 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) I would like to start with definition of terorism. Terorism defined as the unlawful use of violence, arms or threats to intimidate or coerce a civilian population or government, with a goal of furthering political, social or ideological objectives. Of course countries have the inherent right to defend themselves and protect their citizens from acts of terrorism and unprovoked attacks. Terrorism, in any form, deserves unequivocal condemnation... 13/10/2023 | 12:33:54 Thank you, Mister Chairman. Dear colleagues, I would first like to start by expressing the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe's condolences for the victims of the earthquakes that hit Afghanistan this week. This disaster has created an even more urgent need for help and assistance. I would like to thank the rapporteur for the extensive work undertaken in the making of this report, which brings the tremendously concerning humanitarian situation in Afghanistan to our attention. It...