In this podcast, Irish journalist Karen Coleman gets reaction from MEPs at the European Parliament on the economic crisis facing Cyprus as it is forced to seek emergency bailouts from the Troika. The report was broadcast in April 2013 on Ireland’s RTE Drivetime programme.
Malala Yousafzai inspired MEPs at the European Parliament in November 2013 when she accepted the 2013 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Strasbourg. During her address Malala said a country’s strength should not be measured by its army, but by the number of educated people. She called for more help for children.
The pro-democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi speaks with passion to MEPs at the European Parliament. Ms Suu Kyi addressed the Parliament in October 2013.