This weekend’s protests against the Police Crackdown Bill were in defence of democratic rights which were hard won – and which will be eroded unless we are prepared to fight for them.
As the first MP to wear a hijab, Apsana Begum’s early political career has been blighted by anti-Muslim bigotry. Here she discusses her experiences – and why the battle against Islamophobia is so urgent.
As we mark the anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street, the continuing inequalities and racial injustices of the East London communities that were its battlefield are a reminder of its enduring lessons.
A war crime doesn’t stop being a war crime after five years. We should be holding our Armed Forces to the highest standards, not creating loopholes for atrocities – that’s why I voted against the Overseas Operations Bill.