MEPs declare EU an LBGTIQ freedom zone - Walsh

March 11, 2021

The European Parliament has voted for the EU to be an LGBTIQ freedom zone.

Today’s vote was in response to Poland’s move to declare certain parts of the country LGBTI-free zones. Hungary has also been criticised for gender-based discriminations.

Maria Walsh, Fine Gael MEP for the Midlands North-West, says the EU should use Article 7 of the EU treaty against Poland and Hungary. It enables the suspension of certain rights from an EU country if it persistently breaches European values.

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