APPG on Democracy in Burma Statement on Upcoming Elections in Burma

Ahead of Burma's Election later this month, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma released the following statement, raising their concerns about the credibility of the elections.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP attends unveiling of new mural to celebrate diversity of NHS

On 22 October Rushanara Ali MP attended the unveiling of the '200 Nationalities, One NHS' giant mural on Rix Mix arts and community venue.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP visits local foodbank

On 22 October, Rushanara Ali MP visited Weavers Foodbank in Bethnal Green and Bow  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP attends seminar on the Rohingya crisis

On 20 October Rushanara Ali MP spoke at a virtual seminar on the Rohingya crisis hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on London entering Tier 2 Covid Restrictions

On 15 October it was announced that London will move into Tier 2 Covid restrictions from midnight on Friday 16 October.   Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP Supports School Breakfast Bill

Rushanara Ali MP supports Emma-Lewell Buck MP's School Breakfast Bill as a signatory. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on Human Rights Watch Rohingya Report

On 8 October 2020, Human Rights Watch published a new report on Myanmar’s mass detention of Rohingya people in Rakhine State.  The report condemned the ongoing human rights violations the Myanmar government and military have committed against the Rohingya. It found that the detention of 130,000 Rohingya in squalid camps amounts to the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution.  Human Rights Watch called for the Myanmar government to urgently end the arbitrary and indefinite detention of the Rohingya in these camps.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on rising coronavirus infections

Following a spike in coronavirus infections in Tower Hamlets, Rushanara Ali MP raised her concerns, and outlined what steps the government should be taking to tackle this.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP questions Boris Johnson on Procurement Contracts during Prime Minister's Questions

At Prime Minister's Questions Rushanara questioned Boris Johnson about the Government's procurement of goods and services during the pandemic. Continue reading

Joint Statement by Rushanara Ali MP and Jeremy Hunt MP on the International Criminal Court Testimony of Two Myanmar Soldiers on massacres of the Rohingya People

Leading British Parliamentarians are calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute two soldiers from the Myanmar military who have admitted on video to carrying out massacres of the Rohingya people. Continue reading