Qatar case: pounds Two NGOs that end up in the crosshairs of Belgian investigators In the course of investigating suspected corruption, Fight impunity And the There is no peace without justiceBoth are located at 41 Rue Ducal, near the Royal Palace, the Federal Parliament and the Embassy of the United States of America in Brussels.
the first, Fight impunityestablished on September 25, 2019 in the notary office Jan van de WeerOn the Square de Mieus in Brussels. From Antonio Panziriformer secretary of the Chamber of Action of Milan, former member of the European Parliament first for the Democratic Party and then Article 1, of the S & D group, resident of Kalusko Dada, was arrested by the Belgian authorities on Friday.
Fighting Impunity, an NGO that was raided by the Belgian police as part of the investigation that led to the arrest of four people for alleged corruption, was founded in September 2019 by Antonio Panziri, S&D MEP and former Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights in the European Parliament. Having held the position of Secretary of the Milan Business Chamber for a long time, from 1995 to 2003, Panziri became a Member of the European Parliament in 2004 and remained so until 2019.
As soon as he left the hall, Panziri founded the “Fight Against Impunity” in Brussels, a non-profit organization committed “against impunity” for human rights violations. The Council of Honorary Members of the NGO, which is based on the Rue Ducal, is made up of very important personalities.
Among those, according to the NGO’s website, there are also Emma Boninoformer Minister and former European Commissioner, H Federica MogheriniFormer Foreign Minister and High Representative of the European Union, as well Dimitris AvramopoulosFormer European Commissioner for Home Affairs, and former French Prime Minister Bernard Cazenouf. He is an honorary member of the “Fight Against Impunity” as well Denis MukwegeCongolese gynecologist, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
NGO “No Peace Without Justice”
There is no peace without justiceOn the other hand, much older: the registered office was moved in 2018 to 41 avenue Ducal, where the association is still located, in a two-storey building in front of the Parc de Bruxelles, a quadrangular urban park. According to the plaque at the entrance, the offices of the Italian Radicals, Più Europa, the Luca Coscioni Association, the European Syrian Democratic Forum, Al Wefaq (an opposition party from Bahrain) and others have offices in the same building. . More, in fact, Fight impunitywhich has a separate license plate, possibly because it is of a newer construction.
to me courierEmma Bonino states that she founded the NGO “in 1994, maybe in 1993”. Secretary General of the NGO, Nicolo Vega Talamanca, involved in the investigation of corruption from Qatar. “I don’t know anything” about this story, Bonino says, “I’m waiting for the judiciary to express itself, I think it will in a few days.”
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