Despite more evidence from the mass surveillance Uyghur concentration camps of Xinjiang, with the honourable exception of Sajid Javid, the Government has still not taken action against Hikvision- sanctioned by the U.S. for their role in Xinjiang. The Foreign Secretary says a Genocide is underway. Why doesn’t the Prime Minister listen to her or at least watch today’s BBC reports?

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL6): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool :To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1)...

National Commission for Human Rights Pakistan Report

  'Unequal Citizens -Ending Systematic Discrimination Against Minorities' - new report just published by the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) Pakistan.  https://www.nchr.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Minority-Report-compressed.pdf The NCHR report...

Horn of Africa Drought: Government urged to respond to the 5.7 million children facing acute malnutrition. Minister promises “Our response to the drought builds on long-established resilience building programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia”

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL9): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to provide...

Famine in Africa: Government says “Countries across the Horn of Africa will be impacted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine due to the increase in the costs of food commodities and fuel on global markets….We are exploring how we can help lessen the impact of rising food prices caused by the war in Ukraine on vulnerable communities in East Africa. This includes assessing alternate markets for procurement of food supplies and working with UN partners to promote effective prioritisation so assistance reaches the neediest.”

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the rising global food prices caused by the war in Ukraine do not exacerbate food insecurity in the East and Horn of Africa. HL8 The Rt Hon The Lord Goldsmith of...

Tigray- U.K. answers question on the truce between armed groups within Tigray and the governments of Eritrea and Ethiopia and on how they plan,to increase pressure on the government of Eritrea to withdraw its forces from Ethiopia: U.K. says Eritrean troops “have committed abuses which may constitute war crimes.”

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL183): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool :To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of...

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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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Writing in The Globe and Mail Dennis Kwok says “Hong Kong’s ‘autonomy’ era is all but over, only halfway through….What is important to bear in mind is that what has happened in Hong Kong is only a symptom showing where China is heading. Xinjiang, Tibet, Taiwan, South China Sea, wolf-warrior diplomacy, the years-long detention of the two Michaels, “no limit” friendship with Russia and the trade sanctions on Australia are all part of the same authoritarian mindset.”

OPINION Hong Kong’s ‘autonomy’ era is all but over, only halfway through Dennis Kwok says "Hong Kong’s ‘autonomy’ era is all but over, only halfway through....What is important to bear in mind is that what has happened in Hong Kong is only a symptom showing where...