Sven Giegold
age: 48 years
European Green Party
Member of the European Parliament
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Nationality: DE
Party: The Greens/EFA
Gender: M
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New EP committee to probe citizenship scheme

Friday, February 09, 2018 10:55:00 AM

Greens MEP Sven Giegold on Thursday warned a new European Parliament committee would investigate citizenship sale schemes like Malta’s, as part of a wider probe into financial crimes, tax evasion and avoidance. In a statement, Mr Giegold said “distorting privileges” like residency and citizenship....
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Thursday, December 21, 2017 05:40:00 AM

Sven Giegold—German Green MEP. As tax spokesman for the European Greens, Giegold has been a key champion of moves to challenge multinational companies and individuals over tax avoidance. He played a major role in placing the results of leaks such as the Panama and Paradise Papers onto the European political agenda.
Malta Arrests 10 Over Killing of Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Monday, December 04, 2017 06:00:00 PM

Sven Giegold, a member of the European Parliament delegation, said in a statement on Friday that the group had arrived on the island “seriously concerned over the rule of law in Malta and left even more worried.” “The police and the attorney general have demonstrated an unwillingness to investigate....
Malta cannot look the other way

Sunday, December 03, 2017 08:56:00 AM

The visit by a delegation of MEPs to Malta did absolutely nothing to put people’s minds at rest that the rule of law in this country is being respected. On the contrary, the visiting European parliamentarians returned to Brussels, in the words of Green MEP Sven Giegold, “even more worried” than when they arrived.
LuxLeaks trial re-opens debate on whistleblowers' protection

Thursday, November 23, 2017 11:59:00 AM

'Grotesque low point of justice' Thursday's trial is a "grotesque low point of justice," Green MEP Sven Giegold said in statement, adding that the Luxembourg Court "criminalises civil courage." "The whistleblowers deserve acquittal and protection for their commitment to the common good," he said in a statement.
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Mon Feb 19 18:43:57 +0000 2018
@sven_giegold @franzalt @Oliver_Krischer @BasEickhout Nun 1. wird der Zubau Konventioneller gebremst und 2. ist installie…
Mon Feb 19 18:43:17 +0000 2018
@sven_giegold @franzalt @Oliver_Krischer @BasEickhout Was für ein Unsinn! Die Überproduktion kann doch gar nicht verbraucht werden.
Mon Feb 19 18:16:37 +0000 2018
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Mon Feb 19 18:11:13 +0000 2018
@sven_giegold @SZ @Volker_Beck @Die_Gruenen @KaiGehring @ulle_schauws @GoeringEckardt @TerryReintke Wäre schön wenn…
Mon Feb 19 18:09:28 +0000 2018
#ECB Vice-President: #Eurogroup does the ECB a disservice - @sven_giegold