Pictures to shake the conscience of the world.

Pictures to shake the conscience of the world.

In my youth, this powerful and disturbing single image - Huynh Cong “Nick” Ut’s photograph of a naked girl running from a napalm attack during the Vietnam War - came to define that moment and to disturb consciences. And images of starving Nigerian children caught up...

Auditor General and Health and Safety Executive asked to investigate the purchase of non-compliant, faulty or fake PPE and Sajid Javid urged to introduce transparency in multi billion deals on face masks and lateral flow devices

Auditor General and Health and Safety Executive asked to investigate the purchase of non-compliant, faulty or fake PPE and Sajid Javid urged to introduce transparency in multi billion deals on face masks and lateral flow devices

A rush to obtain PPE to protect frontline medical and care staff from Covid has not just favoured the well connected to the government, through the notorious 'VIP' fast-lane, it has also led to the purchase of non-compliant, faulty or fake PPE. A BBC investigation by...

Forced conversion of minor girls in Pakistan: The Government of Pakistan should not look away from a cruel practice which destroys young lives and does huge damage to the reputation of a great country. The Government should implement the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Minority Rights, setting the minimum age for voluntary religious conversion at 18 years, in accordance with the international norms and standards. And they should do it as a matter of urgency.

Forced conversion of minor girls in Pakistan During a recent meeting of the Parliamentary Commission for the rights of minorities in the Pakistan Senate, the Minister for Religious Affairs, Noorul Haq Qadri, said he does not support a restriction on religious...

U.K. local authorities will review contracts for CCTV equipment from Hikvision, the Chinese tec firm. The Communities Secretary, Robert Jenrick MP, should require all local authorities to provide details of deals with Chinese companies and demand to see whether subsidised lowest bids for council developments have undercut unsubsidised U.K. companies.

U.K. local authorities will review contracts for CCTV equipment from Hikvision, the Chinese tec firm. The Communities Secretary, Robert Jenrick MP, should require all local authorities to provide details of deals with Chinese companies and demand to see whether subsidised lowest bids for council developments have undercut unsubsidised U.K. companies.

Sunday Telegraph June 20th 2021 Today’s Sunday Telegraph has revealed that U.K. local authorities will review contracts for CCTV equipment from Hikvision, the Chinese tec firm, black listed in the US but not the U.K. The company has been accused of helping to build...

Uyghur Genocide – Faith Leaders tell G7 Leaders to strengthen the international rules based order and response to Uyghur Genocide:  “Despite the ever-growing evidence of the atrocities, the response from the international community continues to be inadequate.”

Uyghur Genocide – Faith Leaders tell G7 Leaders to strengthen the international rules based order and response to Uyghur Genocide: “Despite the ever-growing evidence of the atrocities, the response from the international community continues to be inadequate.”

President of the United States, Mr Joe Biden Prime Minister of Italy, Mr Mario Draghi Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr Boris Johnson President of the European Commission, Ms Ursula von der Leyen President of France, Mr Emmanuel Macron Chancellor of Germany, Ms...

UK responds to the Statement of Dr.Sasa on behalf of the National Unity Government of Burma/Myanmar and says ” We welcome the formation of the NUG to push for an inclusive, democratic future for Myanmar.”  Now the UK should give official recognition to the  National Unity Government.

UK responds to the Statement of Dr.Sasa on behalf of the National Unity Government of Burma/Myanmar and says ” We welcome the formation of the NUG to push for an inclusive, democratic future for Myanmar.” Now the UK should give official recognition to the National Unity Government.

Dr.Sasa Nigel Adams MPMinister of State for AsiaKing Charles StreetLondonSW1A 2AHTel: 0207 008 5000The Lord Alton of LiverpoolHouse of CommonsLondonSW1A 0AAwww.gov.uk/fcdo02 June 2021OFFICIAL Dear Lord Alton, Thank you for your email of 13 May which attached a copy 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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“Whose side are we on, the slaves or the slave drivers?”

“Whose side are we on, the slaves or the slave drivers?”

Today I asked whether the Government had taken note of the all party amendment passed on Tuesday night urging more concerted action in dealing with companies and countries banned in jurisdictions of our closest allies and tainted by everything from genocide to slave...