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Questions about the process for triggering a Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability assessment; who makes that decision; what is the process for conducting that assessment; and why the FCDO has not undertaken a Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability assessment of the situation in North Korea.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL2159): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask His Majesty's Government why they have not undertaken a Joint...

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Questions about Interpol regarding (1) arrest warrants being issued by the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities for Hong Kong dissidents and (2) their targeting through Interpol, including through its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database; and reports about the Turkish government’s use of the Interpol Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database to target dissidents abroad

Lord Sharpe of Epsom, the Home Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL2218): Question:To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to Interpol regarding (1) arrest warrants being issued by...

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Government answer question about whether they have made an assessment of the impact on aviation safety and regional stability of the decision on 30 January of the Civil Aviation Administration of China to adjust the M503, W122 and W123 flight routes near the Taiwan Strait median line.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL2267): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the...

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Genocide Watch has declared a Genocide Emergency for Sudan. The alert states that due to continuing massacres against non-Arab civilians, Genocide Watch considers Sudan to be at Stage 8: Persecution and Stage 9: Extermination (of the 10 Stages of Genocide).

Genocide Watch has declared a Genocide Emergency for Sudan. The alert states that due to continuing massacres against non-Arab civilians, Genocide Watch considers Sudan to be at Stage 8: Persecution and Stage 9: Extermination (of the 10 Stages of Genocide).

https://twitter.com/davidaltonhl/status/1659337476442292229?s=46&t=bdJwQ39bSducVkIUM4iJbQ Genocide Watch has declared a Genocide Emergency for Sudan. The alert states that due to continuing massacres against non-Arab civilians, Genocide Watch...

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The 150th Anniversary of the Anderton Boat Lift.

The 150th Anniversary of the Anderton Boat Lift.

View Post An afternoon spent with the Canal and River Trust in Cheshire to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Anderton Boat Lift - one of the seven wonders of Britain’s waterways. Opened in 1875 it became the world’s first successful boat lift - a feat of...

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Standing up for religious freedom. Webinar on Faith and Freedom – What it looks like and why we should fight for it . Religious freedom is often described as an “orphaned right”.  This liberty, central to a free society, is under-recognised and frequently trampled on.

Standing up for religious freedom. Webinar on Faith and Freedom – What it looks like and why we should fight for it . Religious freedom is often described as an “orphaned right”. This liberty, central to a free society, is under-recognised and frequently trampled on.

Standing up for religious freedom. Webinar on Faith and Freedom - What it looks like and why we should fight for it . Religious freedom is often described as an “orphaned right”. This liberty, central to a free society, is under-recognised and frequently trampled on....

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Lord Alton of Liverpool

About David Alton

He is a former Liberal Party Member of Parliament for a Liverpool constituency and Chief Whip – who has sat as an Independent Crossbench member of the House of Lords since 1997 when he was made a life peer. He is a Visiting Professor at Liverpool Hope University and author of several books.

Alton is known for his human rights work including the co-founding Jubilee Campaign and Jubilee Action, and serves as chair, patron, or trustee, of several charities and voluntary organisations. He is a member of the House of Lords Select Committee on International Relations and Defence.