Heidi Hautala gets top human rights post

Heidi HautalaHeidi Hautala to be named chair of European Parliament’s human rights subcommittee

Heidi Hautala, a Finnish Green MEP, is to be named chair of the European Parliament’s human rights subcommittee, the Finnish News Agency (STT) reported.

According to a list STT obtained, Ms Hautala is the only Finnish MEP to be named chair of a committee, with almost all the top posts set to be filled by lawmakers from big member states.

Ms Hautala is chairperson of the Finnish-Russian Civic Forum.

http://newsroom.finland.fi/stt/showarticle.asp?intNWSAID=22316

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