Yasmin Qureshi and Dr Nafeez Ahmed
Yasmin Qureshi is the Member of Parliament for Bolton South East. She is Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on International Justice and a Member of the Justice Select Committee. Prior to entering politics, Yasmin was a Barrister for the Crown Prosecution Service later working in private practice. In 2000-2002 she worked for the United Nations Missions in Kosovo heading and co-ordinating the Criminal Legal Unit. From 2004-2008 she was Human Rights Adviser to Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, working on issues related to economic and civil rights, as well as campaigning on anti-terrorism legislation. Dr Nafeez Ahmed is a bestselling author and political scientist whose research was used by the 9/11 Commission. He is Executive Director of the Institute for Policy Research & Development, and has taught international relations theory, contemporary history, empire, and globalization at the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex and Brunel University's Politics & History Unit. Dr. Ahmed is also Strategy Director for Creative Education at Arts Versa Consultants, where he has consulted for projects funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government and the US Embassy in London; he has also advised the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.