European citizenship and voting rights for all residents
We propose to take the
opportunity of the Spanish presidency of the European Union to promote
political rights of non-EU foreigners and, as a consequence, to take steps towards
a more democratic construction of the
With this amendment, every
person living in a country within the
From APDHA (Andalusian
Association for Human Rights), we invite you to endorse that document, which we
will send to Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, the current European Union president
in turn, urging him to transmit this initiative to the last European Council
that will take place under the Spanish presidency (on 17th and 18th
This text will be sent to organizations fighting for the rights of citizens of foreign origin in other European Union countries.
We would appreciate that you spread the word about this action among the groups and associations that might be interested in it.
Thank you for your participation.
Carlos Arce Jimenez
Natalia García Caballos
APDHA’s immigration section coordinators