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EU Questions Abuse of Assange Arrest Warrant for Political Purposes

In WikiLeaks on February 14, 2011 at 7:35 PM

• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 14 February 2011

• Speaker: Gerard Batten MEP, UKIP (London), EFD group.

• Motion for an Oral Question and debate:

Does the Commission feel that the case of Julian Assange demostrates the possible abuse of the European Arrest Warrant for political purposes?

– Speaking in favour of the motion: Edit Herczog MEP (Hungary), Socialist Group (S&D)

– Speaking against: Martin Schulz MEP (Germany), President of the Socialist Group (S&D)

The motion was defeated.

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