Boris Johnson said the Yazidis were being subjected to Genocide but that “for some baffling reason the Foreign Office still hesitates to use the term genocide.” No need to be baffled any longer Prime Minister. And for the sake of this Yazidi survivor listen to her appeal that you back the Genocide amendment. Hesitate no longer.

Jan 18, 2021 | Featured

On March 28th 2016, Boris Johnson, writing in The Daily Telegraph said that “Isis are engaged in what can only be called genocide of the poor Yazidis ,though for some baffling reason the Foreign Office still hesitates to use the term genocide.”

Boris Johnson said the Yazidis were being subjected to Genocide but that “for some baffling reason the Foreign Office still hesitates to use the term genocide.”
No need to be baffled any longer Prime Minister.
And for the sake of this Yazidi survivor listen to her appeal that you back the Genocide amendment. Hesitate no longer
Yazidi survivor appeals to the U.K. to pass the Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill
Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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