Independent assessment of FCDO implementation of the Truro Review of the plight of persecuted Christians around the world: FCDO’s response to the findings published today. Clearly still a very long way to go. The Foreign Secretary should agree to a further independent assessment in another 3 years to ensure that all of the Truro Review’s recommendations are fully implemented- as promised in the Government’s General Election Manifesto

Independent assessment of FCDO support for persecuted Christians around the world: FCDO's response to the findings Lord Ahmad responded today to an independent assessment of how the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office implemented recommendations to support...

Essay for GIS Reports: A high-stakes game of snakes and ladders: Russia’s war on Ukraine is a last stand for the international rules-based order. The West will need to rally fierce and unwavering support for the defender and global freedoms to prevail.🇺🇦

🇺🇦 Putin’s War - the high stakes in a lethal game of snakes and ladders. https://www.gisreportsonline.com/r/russia-war-ukraine-global/ LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL Russia’s war on Ukraine is a last stand for the international rules-based order. The West will need to rally...


Today marks 25 years since the handover of Hong Kong from the UK to China, and two years since the imposition of the National Security Law. Foreign Secretary statement on the 25th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong

Today marks 25 years since the handover of Hong Kong. China agreed under the legally-binding Sino-British Joint Declaration to uphold Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy and rights and freedoms. However, we have seen a steady erosion of political and civil rights...

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...

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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