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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...

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The Untold Story of Syrian Kurdish Christians

The Untold Story of Syrian Kurdish Christians

During a visit to Northern Iraq a few months ago I met Assyrian and Kurdish Christians who have courageously kept their faith while being subjected to terrible persecution. The Untold Story of Syrian Kurdish Christians By Nadine Maenza & David...

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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...

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The Untold Story of Syrian Kurdish Christians

The Untold Story of Syrian Kurdish Christians

During a visit to Northern Iraq a few months ago I met Assyrian and Kurdish Christians who have courageously kept their faith while being subjected to terrible persecution. The Untold Story of Syrian Kurdish Christians By Nadine Maenza & David...

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Calls in Parliament for the new Trade Bill to impose a human rights threshold to protect those – like Uighurs – subjected to human rights violations. And a call to take national resilience and over dependence on trade with regimes controlled by violators.

Calls in Parliament for the new Trade Bill to impose a human rights threshold to protect those – like Uighurs – subjected to human rights violations. And a call to take national resilience and over dependence on trade with regimes controlled by violators.

Calls in Parliament for the new Trade Bill to impose a human rights threshold to protect those - like Uighurs - subjected to human rights violations. And a call to take national resilience and over dependence on trade with regimes controlled by violators. 2.55 pm...

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Leah Sharibu’s  Mother, Rebecca, Comes to Westminster to highlight the continued abduction and incarceration of her teenage daughter, Leah and criticises President Buhari’s failure to secure her release. Parliamentarians point to the 2.5 billion given by the UK to the Nigeria over the last 10 years -an average of around £800,000 every day – and ask how are its leaders using this money?

Leah Sharibu’s Mother, Rebecca, Comes to Westminster to highlight the continued abduction and incarceration of her teenage daughter, Leah and criticises President Buhari’s failure to secure her release. Parliamentarians point to the 2.5 billion given by the UK to the Nigeria over the last 10 years -an average of around £800,000 every day – and ask how are its leaders using this money?

Jim Shannon MP, Fiona Bruce MP, Baroness Cox and Lord Alton of Liverpool today met Rebecca Sharibu and her companion, Gloria, to discuss the failure of the Nigerian authorities to free Rebecca's daughter Leah. Rebecca described how, two years ago, Islamist radicals,...

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Speaking today at an international webinar about the mass atrocities committed in Nigeria, David Alton said that the word “genocide” should never be used lightly but that it was irresponsible to ignore the signs of genocide and  to challenge the dangerous and self serving suggestion that by remaining silent would contribute to the resolution of the conflict and that by attributing the massacres and killings to other motives was wilful blindness.

Speaking today at an international webinar about the mass atrocities committed in Nigeria, David Alton said that the word “genocide” should never be used lightly but that it was irresponsible to ignore the signs of genocide and  to challenge the dangerous and self serving suggestion that by remaining silent would contribute to the resolution of the conflict and that by attributing the massacres and killings to other motives was wilful blindness.

Speaking today at an international webinar about the mass atrocities committed in Nigeria, David Alton said that the word "genocide" should never be used lightly but that it was...

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The case of  Taiwanese democracy advocate, Lee Ming-che, jailed for five years in China and forced to eat rotting food and denied prison visits by his wife raised in Parliament during oral questions in the House of Lords.Minister acknowledges the worsening  repression and denial of human rights in China and Hong Kong.  And a protester reminds us of the barbarism of forced organ harvesting.

The case of Taiwanese democracy advocate, Lee Ming-che, jailed for five years in China and forced to eat rotting food and denied prison visits by his wife raised in Parliament during oral questions in the House of Lords.Minister acknowledges the worsening repression and denial of human rights in China and Hong Kong. And a protester reminds us of the barbarism of forced organ harvesting.

  The case of Taiwanese democracy advocate, Lee Ming -che, jailed for five years in China and forced to eat rotting food and denied prison visits by his wife raised in Parliament during oral questions in the House of Lords.Minister acknowledges the worsening...

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The Truro Report

The Truro Report

https://youtu.be/49hJQtJHA38 A year ago the Bishop of Truro’s Report into the persecution of 250 million Christians world-wide  said of Nigeria: “Reports consistently showed that in Nigeria, month after month, on average hundreds of Christians were being killed...

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Lord Alton of Liverpool

About David Alton

He is a former Liberal Party and later Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament who has sat as a crossbench member of the House of Lords since 1997 when he was made a life peer.

Alton is known for his human rights work including the co-founding of Jubilee Action, the children’s charity (which changed its name to Chance for Childhood in 2014), and serves as chair, patron or trustee of several charities and voluntary organisations.