LI News Issue 456

 

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LI president delivers State of the European Union address in US


In a year that has seen the European Union (EU) confronted with the challenges ranging from coping with an influx of refugees to heightened tensions with Russia over eastern Ukraine, LI president Dr Juli Minoves had much to talk about as he took…

Andorran elections see big gains for liberals


Liberals in Andorra (PLA – LI full member) are celebrating this week after making substantial gains in the latest round of local elections, with new positions in 4 of the 7 councils and catapulting the party to the official opposition…

Democracy a ‘withering flower’, says VP Browne amid arrest of liberals in Russia

Constitution Day in Russia was marked with particular discontent this year as democracy and human rights were dealt a heavy handed blow in Putin’s state with the arrest of Sergei Mitrokhin, leader of the liberal party Yabloko (LI full member), and 12 other activists for peacefully…

Africa and Asian liberals meet to discuss strategies for tackling populism

In an age of rising populism, Mmusi Maimane, Leader of the LI full member, Democratic Alliance (DA-South Africa), has met with senior parliamentarians of LI member parties in Malaysia and Thailand to discuss advancing liberal values in the three nations.

Trudeau announces government priorities; welcomes refugees

In his first ‘Speech from the Throne’ the new Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the LPC (LI full member), Justin Trudeau, set out the policy priorities of his first year in office. In the speech the Governor-General of Canada announced that the liberal government will deliver…

Ilhan Kyuchyuk raises Nicaragua in European Parliament as rule of law breaks down

In a demonstration of direct action following Liberal International’s meeting on the responsibility to protect  (R2P) in Brussels last week, LI human rights committee member, Ilhan Kyuchyuk MEP, has raised the alarm in the European Parliament in defence of  democracy in…

Cambodian regime seeks to decapitate the democratic opposition – again

The political situation in Cambodia is deteriorating dramatically as the leader of the democratic opposition and president of the CNRP (LI full member), Sam Rainsy, denounces renewed attempts by the regime of Prime Minister Hun Sen to retroactively delegitimise Mr Sam’s status as…

LI Secretariat closes for the festive break a recap of 2015

2015 has been a year of unprecedented activity and first-times for Liberal International, from launching the year-long reflection on liberalism, the Oxford Process, to becoming permanent observers of the inter-parliamentary union and holding its first-ever congress in Latin America. Thank you to…

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