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PM must raise "appalling human rights failures" of Saudi regime

Stewart McDonald MP has said the Prime Minister must use the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince Salman to the UK to raise the regime’s ‘appalling human rights failures‘ - with particular reference to the case of imprisoned writer and blogger Raif Badawi.

Prime Minister must call out Turkey on press freedom

Stewart McDonald MP has written to Prime Minister Theresa May, ahead of her meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan this weekend, urging her to discuss the ongoing crackdown on freedom of expression in Turkey.

Greater progress needed on the case of Raif Badawi

Stewart McDonald MP asked what recent representations the FCO has made to counterparts in the Middle East on press freedom in that region. Despite four years of government lobbying there has been no progress.

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