Human Rights

Colleagues, during the summer recess I spent 12 days in Brazillian Amazonia. During that time I met with politicians, lawyers, academics, students, rural educators, government workers, indigenous people, environmentalists, young people, cultural activists and the media.

Situation in Brazil is becoming chaotic

Colleagues, during the summer recess I spent 12 days in Brazillian Amazonia. During that time I met with politicians, lawyers, academics, students, rural educators, government workers, indigenous people, environmentalists, young... Read more

The human rights situation in Turkey continues to deteriorate. A group of prominent human rights defenders arrested in July are still in prison on false charges. 

Human Rights situation in Turkey is deteriorating

The human rights situation in Turkey continues to deteriorate. A group of prominent human rights defenders arrested in July are still in prison on false charges.  Read more

As we are speaking, the defence and security equipment international fair is happening right now in London Docklands where it happens every two years. 

Transparency in the Arms Trade

As we are speaking, the defence and security equipment international fair is happening right now in London Docklands where it happens every two years.  Read more

Julie has spoken out once again on the human rights in Iran, and called for the EU to take urgent action to secure the release of all EU-Iranian prisoners held in Iran.

 

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Julie speaks out on EU prisoners in Iran

Julie has spoken out once again on the human rights in Iran, and called for the EU to take urgent action to secure the release of all EU-Iranian prisoners held... Read more

Julie spoke on secularism and Islam in Europe today at an event arranged by The Socialists and Democrats Group in June 2015 to discuss 'Islam in Europe'. 

Islam in Europe: Politics and Religion

Julie spoke on secularism and Islam in Europe today at an event arranged by The Socialists and Democrats Group in June 2015 to discuss 'Islam in Europe'.  Read more

Julie speaks at an event she hosted in parliament on using secularism to promote peace. 

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EU Neighbourhood: secularism for promoting peace, dialogue and reconciliation

Julie speaks at an event she hosted in parliament on using secularism to promote peace.  Read more

When I was elected in 2014 I decided that I would try to be a voice for people who did not have a voice.  

Speech on Roma & Xikrin Communities

When I was elected in 2014 I decided that I would try to be a voice for people who did not have a voice.   Read more

With an on-going crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia, and in response to numerous queries from constitutents in the North West, Julie has tabled a Parliamentary Question to the European Commission about the situation in Russia.

 

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Russian Supreme Court (Image: AFP)

Julie questions the Commission on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

With an on-going crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia, and in response to numerous queries from constitutents in the North West, Julie has tabled a Parliamentary Question to the European... Read more

Julie has written to the European Union's Higher Representative on Foreign Affairs together with fellow MEPs, in order to urge the EU to take action to address gross human rights violations in Ethiopia.

MEPs urge action on human rights in Ethiopia

Julie has written to the European Union's Higher Representative on Foreign Affairs together with fellow MEPs, in order to urge the EU to take action to address gross human rights... Read more

Julie continues to work to bring about the release of British Iranian poltical prisoners, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Kamal Foroughi.

 

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Working to free UK-Iranian political prisoners

Julie continues to work to bring about the release of British Iranian poltical prisoners, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Kamal Foroughi.   Read more

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