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Don't equate refugees with terrorists - boost security instead, urge MEPs
"Political grandstanding" that equates refugees with terrorists only foments the hatred and disillusion that inspires those who join terrorist groups, argued many MEPs in Wednesday's debate. Rather than allow Europe's freedoms and tolerance to be eroded, EU countries must strive to strenghten security, by stepping up intelligence cooperation and data-sharing, MEPs urged.

EP President Martin Schulz started the session by condemning the terrorist attack in Tunisia on Tuesday.
Mustang wins 2015 LUX Film Prize
The winner of the 2015 LUX Film Prize is Mustang, by Deniz Gamze Ergüven. The movie about Turkish girls breaking with tradition of forced marriage was selected by the Members of the European Parliament.

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Parliament in session. MEPs held a minute of silence for the victims of terrorism
At the opening of the November plenary session in Strasbourg MEPs held a minute of silence to commemorate all the victims of terrorism in Paris, Bamako and wherever it happens.

Parliament will discuss the 13 November terrorist attacks in Paris and subsequent police and military operations on Wednesday morning from 8.30 to 12.00.

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