November 21, 2018

Standing up for Human Rights

Human rights defenders come under attack everday as your Member of Parliament I do my best to raise their cases. As Human Rights Watch have noted, human rights are under threat across the world from both traditional authoritarian regimes like Saudi Arabia and new authoritarians who bolster their power by demonizing and attacking minorities like Durente in the Philippines or Donald Trump in …

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January 8, 2016

Labour Calls for End to Discussions on Judicial Co-operation with Saudi Arabia

Labour is calling on the Government to end all discussions on judicial cooperation with Saudi Arabia and for the publication of the Memorandum of Understanding that Chris Grayling, then Secretary of State for Justice, signed with the Saudi Minister of Justice on 10th September 2014. This comes in response to the 47 executions carried out by the Kingdom of Saudi …

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