Burma – Three Questions to the UK Government Answered Today: what steps they are taking to cut the flow of funds, and arms, to the Military Dictatorship; to urge the Myanmar to reverse the death sentences for Phyo Zeya Thaw and Ko Jimmy; and what engagement they have had with the exiled National Unity Government of Myanmar; and whether they will recognise the exiled National Unity Government of Myanmar as the legitimate representative of the people of Myanmar.

Dr.Sasa of the exiled National Unity Government Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL701): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's...

On World Refugee Day UK Minister Tariq Ahmad answered my question on how many evacuations and resettlements from Afghanistan to the UK have occurred; how many people are awaiting resettlement in camps in Pakistan and Iran; how many of these people are from at-risk minority groups; and what permanent resettlement assistance is being provided by other countries, including those in the Gulf and Central Asia.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL600): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool;To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Ahmad of...

WSJ says that the situation suggests that the U.S. in Ukraine is falling into a persistent pattern: America gets involved in a conflict abroad, has some initial success, then falls short of achieving its objectives. “Call it the Midway Measures Trap” 🇺🇦

The Wall Street Journal-Richard Bernstein: “Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin meets his counterparts in Brussels Wednesday to discuss what Ukraine needs in its war with Russia. Meanwhile, Russia’s grinding, annihilationist offensive in the Donbas is reportedly on the...

June 14th 2022: The UK was one of 47 countries at the UN Human Rights Council to sign up to a Joint Statement on the Human Rights Situation in China. This welcome initiative was led by the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Statement on behalf of the following countries: Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Eswatini, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia,...

Government quizzed about what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about the report Unequal Citizens – Ending Systematic Discrimination Against Minorities, published by the National Commission on Human Rights in May 2022; and what steps they are taking to prevent the practices analysed in the publication. Reply fails to say how our massive aid programme to Pakistan will be used to address this rank discrimination

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL563): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the...

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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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Campaign for Nigeria’s Leah Sharibu taken to the Religious Freedom Summit in Washington DC – and backed by Meriam Ibraheem who was sentenced to death by a Sudanese Court after refusing to abandon her faith. She was forced to give birth shackled to the floor of her prison cell.

Meriam was eight months pregnant when she appeared before a court in Khartoum, Sudan's capital city, on 15 May 2014 on charges of 'apostasy' and 'adultery'.When she refused to renounce her Christian faith, the judges sentenced Meriam to death by hanging after she...