Não só passámos a pagar-lhes para isto, com o dinheiro dos contribuintes europeus que não há para nada, como ainda nos comprometemos a acelerar todo o processo de adesão, quiçá até queimando etapas e fechando os olhos a “pormenores” como os direitos humanos – que algumas vozes já defendem serem subjectivos e relativos a liberdade de expressão e a liberdade de imprensa.
Da Europa humanista, das liberdades, direitos e garantias, para a Europa da vergonha, do Partido Popular Europeu.
"Turquia acusada de abater refugiados sírios na sua fronteira"
Os inflamados editoriais e os artigos de agit-prop manhosa opinião em defesa do ditador líbio Muammar al-Gaddafi e da repressão a que pomposamente chama de revolução líbia e contra as “hordas contra-revolucionárias” e o imperialismo amaricano [com a].
“Ten years ago, Chávez promoted a new constitution that could have significantly improved human rights in Venezuela. But rather than advancing rights protections, his government has since moved in the opposite direction, sacrificing basic guarantees in pursuit of its own political agenda.”
“Relatório mundial de 2008: Falsas democracias minam direitos humanos
A Human Rights Watch destaca abusos no Paquistão, no Quénia, na China e na Somália
The established democracies are accepting flawed and unfair elections for political expediency, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2008. By allowing autocrats to pose as democrats, without demanding they uphold the civil and political rights that make democracy meaningful, the United States, the European Union and other influential democracies risk undermining human rights worldwide.”
The plight of journalists in 98 countries reviewed
Reporters Without Borders today accused public officials around the world of “impotence, cowardice and duplicity” in defending freedom of expression.
“The spinelessness of some Western countries and major international bodies is harming press freedom,” secretary-general Robert Ménard said in the organisation’s annual press freedom report, out today (13 February) and available at www.rsf.org. “The lack of determination by democratic countries in defending the values they supposedly stand for is alarming.”
“Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf responds to a question posed by Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Roth asked Musharraf whether, in the interest of free debate before the February 18, 2008 parliamentary elections, he would release the judges and lawyers who were being held under house arrest but had not been charged with any crime.”