Deputies of Socialist party, and left wing parties PCP and Bloco de Esquerda stand to vote against the censure motion tabled by the conservative party CDS-PP at Portuguese Parliament in Lisbon on October 24, 2017.
The government faced its first motion of censure after the second wave of deadly fires in the country forced interior minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa to resign in the same week that an independent report exposed considerable failings in the communications and lack of coordination of civil protection services during the Pedrogao Grande fire in June. / AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA
Portugal parliament approves new gender change law
Portugal becomes ‘the 6th European country to grant the right to self-determination of transgender identity…without the guardianship of a third party and without a diagnosis of identity disruption’…