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Videtič: The Forces That Are Trying To Change The Direction Of The EPP Might Just Succeed!

“In short, something is going to happen, there is a certain tension within the European People’s Party (EPP). I think the number of people who want change is not so small. My assessment is that these forces that are pushing for a change in the direction of the EPP should be able to succeed. The …

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EU’s Reprehensible Campaign At A Time Of The Demographic Winter

On Thursday, the European Parliament voted on a non-binding proposal to enshrine the right to abortion in the Treaty on European Union. As Slovenian MEP Romana Tomc explained, such campaigns are particularly reprehensible at a time when Europe is facing a demographic winter. “Today in the European Parliament, I voted against the proposal to enshrine …

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MEP Romana Tomc: European Media Freedom Act Will Not Protect The Journalists And The Media

Slovenian Member of the European Parliament, Romana Tomc, spoke up at this week’s plenary session in Strasbourg, addressing those present and, in particular, Commissioner Věra Jourová, regarding the new Media Freedom Act. MEP Tomc refused to support the Act because her experience so far shows that even good solutions can be abused for the settling …

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European Parliament whitnesed why Slovenia is different from other countries

On Wednesday, the European Parliament’s Committee on Petitions (PETI) in Brussels discussed a Slovenian petition launched last year by MEP Romana Tomc together with historian Dr Mitja Ferenc. The petition calls for the victims of communist violence to be guaranteed the right to a grave and to be remembered like the victims of other totalitarian …

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MEP Romana Tomc: Will The European Commission Intervene Due To The Cancellation Of Nova24TV For 60,000 Households?

Member of the European Parliament Romana Tomc has addressed a priority question to the European Commission regarding the national media outlet Radio-Television Slovenia’s unreasonable and politically motivated decision to prevent 60,000 households from watching the Nova24TV television programme. “As of today, 60,000 households are blocked from watching Nova24TV. This is an unreasonable and politically motivated …

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MEP Romana Tomc Is Asking Commissioner Jourová: How Much Longer Can The European Commission Overlook The Purge At RTV??

“As has sadly become routine, I find it necessary to draw your attention to the persisting transgressions against journalistic and editorial freedom orchestrated by the current Radio-Television Slovenia management. The latest incident involves the revocation of security access cards for a group of reporters, preventing them from accessing the RTV premises and carrying out their …

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MEP Romana Tomc Wrote To Jourová: What Steps Does The European Commission Plan To Take To Safeguard The Rule Of Law And Uphold Media Freedom In Slovenia?

Member of the European Parliament Romana Tomc recently wrote a letter to Věra Jourová, Vice-President of the European Commission. In it, she asked her about the measures that Jorová has announced in the preparation of media legislation. In particular, MEP Tomc wanted to know Jourová’s position on what is happening at the politically usurped national …

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MEP Romana Tomc In Brussels: Slovenian Government Is Undermining The EU’s Fundamental Values!

On Thursday, MEP Romana Tomc spoke in the European Parliament about the political purges in Slovenia and called on the European institutions to take appropriate action. In her address to the European Parliament, she explained that the Slovenian government’s actions are undermining the fundamental values of the European Union and called on the EU to …

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MEP Tomc: Von Der Leyen’s Speech Was Quite Disappointing

On Wednesday, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, delivered her last State of the Union address in this mandate to the European Parliament. “The intensity with which the European Commission promoted President Ursula von der Leyen’s speech reinforced the expectation that she would say something new and crucial for our future …

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MEP Romana Tomc: Neither Ursula Von Der Leyen Nor Věra Jourová Will Stand Up For The Rule Of Law And The Depoliticisation Of The Media Where The Left Is In Power

“Since the beginning of the process of amending the Radio-Television Slovenia Act, I have regularly and thoroughly warned various Brussels institutions about the political subjugation of the Slovenian national media outlet. Their reactions are the perfect examples of duplicity,” MEP Romana Tomc was critical, insisting that the reactions are also an indication of how quickly …

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MEP Romana Tomc To European Commissioner: The Rule Of Law Report Is A Political Pamphlet

MEP Romana Tomc is known for fighting against the corporate-leftist political conglomerate in the European Parliament, whose main source of information on the situation in Slovenia is the leftist Peace Institute (Mirovni inštitut) and perhaps also Marko Milosavljević from the Faculty of Social Sciences. At the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, where …

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EU Commissioner For The Media Jourová Did Not Even Know About The Slovenian Constitutional Court’s Decision

“I took the opportunity to have a brief exchange of views with Commissioner Věra Jourová during the meetings, in particular on Radio-Television Slovenia. As expected, when asked whether she was following the developments regarding RTV, I was told that she was waiting for the Constitutional Court’s decision. Apparently, Jourová “does not know” how one of …

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