Viola von Cramon

Category: democracy

Campaign to #FreeKalesnikava

To support Maria Kalesnikava in her righteous and peaceful fight against brutal dictatorship, MEP Viola von Cramon, togetehr with her colleagues, organised an online campaign. Several dozen members of the European and German Parliaments demanded immediate and unconditional release of…


How to prepare for the Kosovo early elections in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic?

On 14 February Kosovo will held early parliamentary elections, after the Constitutional Court ruled that the formation of the last government in June 2020 was unconstitutional. Since the last election in October 2019 many of the ongoing issues have not…


EU Parliament’s letter on BELARUS to the IIHF

Русский перевод письма внизу 51 Members of the European Parliament sent a letter to President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) – Mr. Rene Fasel – to remind him of the values of the IIHF and demand the withdrawal…


Orbán is destroying the remaining Press Freedom in Hungary and the EU is letting it happen

The European Council’s decision to water down all references to rule of law conditionality in the next MFF was a mistake. It took only one day after the end of the Summit to see why they gave a free pass…


Elections in Serbia proved that democracy is hollowed under Vučić

Serbia has held its national and municipal elections on 21 June, after they were postponed from April. Most of the opposition parties has boycotted the elections; before the end of the counting, it seems that the governing coalition will have…


Broken Promises in Georgia?!

Viola von Cramon, member of the European Parliament and a leading member of DEG (Democracy Support and Election Coordination Group), commented on recent unfavorable developments in Georgia: While it is commendable how well the Georgian government is handling the corona…