My Report from Cox's Bazar Refugee Camp in Bangladesh, where the Rohingya community has taken refuge!

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Kashmir Solidarity Day. The use of pellet guns against children in Kashmir and other human rights violations must end. Kashmiris cannot wait another 70 years for self-determination.

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The only prediction I'll make for 2018: it's not going to be boring.

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It's been a really busy January in the European Parliament. One Strasbourg session and plenty of committee meetings, but also some important additional things too:

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It was my distinct pleasure to welcome Pakistan Minister for Defense, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan and former Speaker Dr. Fehmida Mirza to dinner last night. 

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After Theresa May's frenetic dashing around this week, we are now - finally- in a position to move onto trade talks.

But what will that mean for Britain, and what do we need to look out for in the negotiations?

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We can't let the Rohingya return to an open-air prison and apartheid. I've campaigned hard over the disgraceful violence against the Rohingya at the hands of the Myanmar government and military: any path to a return for the Rohingya Muslims must not further compound their shocking treatment.

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Last week was another very productive week in the European Parliament! Last week, the usual committee meetings and votes, but here's what else I've done.

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Tax avoidance can only be tackled at EU level - is that why some of the names revealed in the Paradise Papers campaigned for Leave in the EU referendum?

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North West Regional Labour Conference and a mission to talk about human rights in Saudi Arabia - it's been a busy week!

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