Questions in regards to the resignation of a Green Party | EUROtoday

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Terry Reintke discovered clear phrases in June final yr: “So far, the European Parliament has not lived up to its responsibility to protect its employees,” mentioned the co-chair of the Green group when the clear majority of MPs referred to as for more durable measures towards sexual harassment. Reintke wrote the report. “Victims of sexual assault still remain silent out of fear of not being taken seriously and left alone, and because they fear that perpetrators will go unpunished.” This is how she summarized the state of affairs.

Thomas Gutschker

Political correspondent for the European Union, NATO and the Benelux international locations primarily based in Brussels.

This received to the guts of the issue – however in a means that was solely identified to a handful of individuals within the group on the time. There was a suspected case among the many Greens themselves. The “Stern” reported about it on Friday. According to this, “more than a dozen employees and assistants” had confided within the journal and incriminated a member of parliament: Malte Gallée, at 30 the youngest member of the parliamentary group, a member of parliament from Bavaria, who changed Sven Giegold within the new federal authorities on the finish of 2021 entered.