Minister responds to question on when the Government expect their review of export controls to be completed; & what plans they have to introduce the financial penalties for those in contravention of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, as announced by the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs on 12 January

Minister responds to question on when the Government expect their review of export controls to be completed; & what plans they have to introduce the financial penalties for those in contravention of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, as announced by the Secretary of...

Minister responds to question asking what plans they have to introduce kite marking certification to products, indicating their origins, when manufactured by slave labour in Xinjiang, or believed to have been produced as part of a supply chain originating in Xinjiang, and exported to the UK.

Lord Callanan, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL4784): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce kite...

Chin State: U.K. Minister says “Current clashes have created mass displacement, with people now fleeing across the Indian border into Manipur and Mizoram state. This not only exacerbates the crisis in Myanmar but causes further regional instability.”

Chin State: U.K. Minister says “Current clashes have created mass displacement, with people now fleeing across the Indian border into Manipur and Mizoram state. This not only exacerbates the crisis in Myanmar but causes further regional instability.” Lord Ahmad of...

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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Speaking at the Washington Summit Lord Alton said that “ religious persecution is a hallmark of the CCP. Think of Tibet’s Buddhists; Xinjiang’s Uyghur Muslims; Chinese Christians, and Falun Gong practitioners. Think of the arrest of the venerable Cardinal Joseph Zen.That the CCP regime is a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council is a sick joke. Every minute of every day the CCP breaks Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which guarantees freedom of religion or belief for every citizen, everywhere.”

Two Stories - One System At the conclusion of the Washington Summit on religious freedom Lord Alton heard two stories which illustrate repressive nature of the Chinese Communist Party system. Dr.Bob Fu, President of China Aid and Ovalbek Turdakun - pictured with his...

Washington Summit on religious freedom – meeting to discuss implementing the duty to prevent Genocide: global approaches. With Yazidi, Uyghur, Nigerian and Rohingya voices. Nigerian bishop tells Biden to name the Genocide for what it is and to tell Buhari to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Dr.Ewelina Ochab, Wai Wai Nu, Bishop Jude Arogundade of Ondo, Lord Alton, Nury Turkel and Pari Ibrahim At a meeting at the Washington Summit on Religious Freedom the panel discussed the implementation of the duty to prevent Genocide: global approaches. The panel...