EP plenary session announcements by Martin SCHULZ, EP President:

Type: NEWS   Référence: 92169   Durée: 00:01:59   Première transmission: 11/03/2013  Lieu: Strasbourg, France - European Parliament
Fin de production: 11/03/2013
- International Women's Day - Terrorism attack in Nigeria The EP President underlined the importance to fight more rigorously against Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, 100 Million women are victim each year of this babarian method. Second announcement conerned the foreign hostage killings in Kano, Nigeria, that had happend last weekend.

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00:00:07 SOUNDBITE (German): Martin SCHULZ, EP President: (- attack in Nigeria) "Ladies and Gentlemen allow me to add that today we have to take on board further news in Nigeria, 7 hostages from Italy, UK, Lebanon, where taken by an Islamistic group know as 'Ansaru', they were killed. I think I can speak in their name, the European Parliament is the first to condemn this barbaric act and our sentiments are with the families of the victims." 00:00:03
00:00:10 SOUNDBITE (German): Martin SCHULZ, EP President: (International Women's Day) "In the awake of the International women's Day I should draw the attention to one of the most dramatic problems, that I and many of you are aware of, more than 100 Million women, particularly girls, are affected by Female Genital mutilation, these mutilations are not justifiable under any circumstances, they are an attack on the physical integrity of women, they are an attack on their dignity and their fundamental rights, they are a breach of Human Rights that none of us can accept or tolerate. We have to show zero tolerance for such practices." 00:01:40
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