The co-chairs of the Turkish Greens and the Left Party of the Future (Yesiller ve Sol Gelecek Partisi) Eylem Tuncaelli and Naci Sönmez are among 11 people calling for peace who could face an 8-year jail term following formal proceedings by the Ankara Chief State Prosecutor.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) met in Strasbourg between 2 - 5 July to debate and vote on a host of issues. It also included a speech by Austrain Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to mark the beginning of Austria's presidency of the Council of the European Union and a 'Future of Europe' speech by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as part of a series of debates by national leaders. Here are 5 key takeaways for the Greens at a European level.
The fate of the 630 migrants on board the Aquarius migrant ship dominated discussion among MEPs attending the Strasbourg plenary in Brussels after Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini refused to let it dock in Italy.