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China and Hong Kong:  David and Goliath Struggle     The UK and Commonwealth should guarantee the citizenship, resettlement rights and right of abode of Hong Kong people in Commonwealth countries.     “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will….In a gentle way, you can shake the world” – Mahatma Gandhi  

China and Hong Kong:  David and Goliath Struggle   The UK and Commonwealth should guarantee the citizenship, resettlement rights and right of abode of Hong Kong people in Commonwealth countries.   “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an...

Pentecost Golden Jubilee of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral; Funeral of Edge Hill’s former Vicar, Alan Godson; Arab Hope Maker Award to Cairo’s Mama Maggie; General Election June 8th 2017 – Election Notebook – recalling earlier contests.Parliamentary Questions raised by David Alton.

Pentecost and a Golden Jubilee The eve of Pentecost was the perfect time to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Liverpool’s Cathedral of Christ the King. The Cathedral choirs began the wonderful evening of celebration...

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Results 21 to 30 of 95 Local Government Finance (No. 2) Bill Lords — May 13, 1982 Baroness, Lady Stedman, and by my honourable friend David Alton, and by the honourable Member, Mr. Roberts, in another place. It has been put down so many times, and so many attempts...

For nearly 30 years I have been warning Parliament and successive Governments about the CCP’s violations of human rights – and the role of UK aid. What’s happening in Xinjiang and Hong Kong is of a piece – and no one can say we did not know.

3. Extracts from Hansard (a) Lord Alton’s speech at Committee Stage – 16th July 2001 I signed Amendments Nos. 23 and 24, together with the noble Baroness, Lady Rawlings, the noble Baroness, Lady Cox, who apologises to the House, as she is on parliamentary business in...

All-Party Genocide Amendment Passed After Second Debate in the Lords by 359 votes to 188. With a majority of 171it returns to the House of Commons on Tuesday next – having been defeated by a slender Government majority of 11 votes on the first time of consideration during ping pong between the two Houses. Full debate and briefing here:

All-Party Genocide Amendment Passed After Second Debate in the Lords by 359 votes to 188. With a majority of 171it returns to the House of Commons on Tuesday next – having been defeated by a slender Government majority of 11 votes on the first time of consideration during ping pong between the two Houses. Full debate and briefing here:

Trade Bill (Ping Pong Amendment) February 2nd 2021. Video here: https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/7347b7f0-bd38-464a-8ddc-11e2e6bf55e0 All-Party Genocide Amendment Passed After Second Debate in the Lords by 359 votes to 188. With a majority of 171it returns to the...

Questions and Answers:  International Human Rights Day: Questions on Nigeria, Turkey, Yazidis, Hong Kong, HSBC, Ethiopia, Tigray, Pakistan, and an answer on Magnitsky Sanctions against those destroying human rights and democracy in Hong Kong

Questions and Answers: International Human Rights Day: Questions on Nigeria, Turkey, Yazidis, Hong Kong, HSBC, Ethiopia, Tigray, Pakistan, and an answer on Magnitsky Sanctions against those destroying human rights and democracy in Hong Kong

Questions and Answers: International Human Rights Day: Nigeria, Turkey, Yazidis, Hong Kong, HSBC, Ethiopia, Tigray, Pakistan Question text Lord Alton of Liverpool To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the re-designation of Nigeria as a...

A rally was held today in Hong Kong in support of two systems one country and democratic rights such as free speech. This is my video message to the rally – and, on becoming a Patron of Hong Kong Watch, a video message from Chris (Lord) Patten. Also a report of Martin Lee’s call for the Chinese Communist Party to be taken to the International Criminal Court. A Motion has been tabled in the House of Commons which MPs are being urged to sign

A rally was held today in Hong Kong in support of two systems one country and democratic rights such as free speech. This is my video message to the rally - and, on becoming a Patron of Hong Kong Watch, a video message from Chris (Lord) Patten. Also a report of Martin...

It’s not often that you can choose to save a life or to end one. But when you cast your General Election vote you have the opportunity and duty to do just that. If a candidate wants to deny a vulnerable person the right to life, isn’t it time to deny them your vote?

It’s not often that you can choose to save a life or to end one. But when you cast your vote in the General Election you have the opportunity and duty to do just that. If a candidate wants to deny a vulnerable person the right life, isn’t it time to deny them your...

For 3 Hours, the House of Lords Debated Hong Kong. British Politicians United  Across All Parties In Demanding That “one country, two systems” is honoured. Both living former Governors of Hong Kong Spoke. Peers highlighted egregious violations of human rights in China and called for reform, tolerance, dialogue and free speech and for the international community to stand with the people of Hong Kong in their hour of need.

For 3 Hours, the House of Lords Debated Hong Kong. British Politicians United Across All Parties In Demanding That “one country, two systems” is honoured. Both living former Governors of Hong Kong Spoke. Peers highlighted egregious violations of human rights in China and called for reform, tolerance, dialogue and free speech and for the international community to stand with the people of Hong Kong in their hour of need.

  October 24th outside of Parliament after the parliamentary debate with some of those who filled the galleries to watch the debate - including Alan Leong, one of the leaders of Hong Kong's Civic Party.  Hong Kong Watch posted these extracts on ...

Escalating Systematic Violence In Nigeria: – Fulani Militias and Boko Haram Threaten The Future Of one of Africa’s Great Countries – Nigerian House of Representatives Designates Genocide in Plateau State. “The very survival of our nation is at stake”; November 2018 Debate on Cameroon as thousands flee t Nigeria as refugees.

  House of Lords Debate Wednesday November 14th 2018    8.42 pm   Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB) My Lords, we are all most appreciative of the noble Lord, Lord Boateng, for giving the House the opportunity to debate the plight of the English-speaking...

The Government’s Latest Replies On Bringing To Justice Those Responsible for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity ; Report of Seminar in Parliament on The Question of Genocide Determination; And Recent Parliamentary Interventions on Syria and Iraq  

  1.The Government’s Latest Replies On Bringing To Justice Those Responsible for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity ; 2 Seminar in Parliament on The Question of Genocide Determination; 3. Recent Parliamentary Interventions Also see Ewelina Ochab:...

Chemical Attacks In Syria and Maundy Thursday House of Lords Debate on Syria:  A Modern Day Calvary. Why those who have slaughtered Christians, Yazidis and other Minorities in an orgy of Genocide must be held to account and brought to justice. Times newspaper report April 16th 2018 – how Rita Habib was tortured, and raped by four different owners as part of ISIS genocide  

  Ewelina Ochab on the plight of Yazidis: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2019/04/03/let-the-children-be-yazidis/   April 16th Statement in Parliament on Syria Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB) My Lords, in the snake pit of competing interests and proxy wars...

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On 17 May 2021, the Coalition for Genocide Response joined Lord Alton of Liverpool and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea and organised an important webinar about the use of rape and sexual violence in Tigray.  Watch it here.

On 17 May 2021, the Coalition for Genocide Response joined Lord Alton of Liverpool and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea and organised an important webinar about the use of rape and sexual violence in Tigray. Watch it here.

On 17 May 2021, the Coalition for Genocide Response joined Lord Alton of Liverpool and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea and organised an important webinar about the use of rape and sexual violence in Tigray. “Our problem is with your womb. Your womb gives...

While Iran enables Hamas to develop rockets and weaponry aimed at the destruction of Israel it wages a more subtle campaign against the BBC and its reporters. Minister tells me “We condemn the persecution of current and former BBC Persian employees and their family members.”

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Professor Jan Nyssen’s Bulletin on the Humanitarian Situation in Tigray including a sad city-trip to Mekelle, the status of farmland preparation in 2021, the power of geolocation to identify war crimes, an overview of recent media articles and opinion pieces

Professor Jan Nyssen's Bulletin on the Humanitarian Situation in Tigray including a sad city-trip to Mekelle, the status of farmland preparation in 2021, the power of geolocation to identify war crimes, an overview of recent media articles and opinion pieces Professor...

17th May will mark the 26th anniversary since, at the age of 6,  the CCP abducted the Panchen Lama, Gendhun Choekyi Nyima,  together with his family. The Dalai Lama’s representative urges us all to renew the calls for the Panchen Lama’s freedom:

17th May will mark the 26th anniversary since, at the age of 6, the CCP abducted the Panchen Lama, Gendhun Choekyi Nyima, together with his family. The Dalai Lama’s representative urges us all to renew the calls for the Panchen Lama’s freedom:

17th May will mark the 26th anniversary since, at the age of 6, the Panchen Lama, Gendhun Choekyi Nyima was abducted, together with huis family by the CCP. The Dalai Lama's representative urged us all to renew the calls for the Panchen Lama's freedom. His Holiness the...

Standing up for religious freedom. Webinar on Faith and Freedom – What it looks like and why we should fight for it . Religious freedom is often described as an “orphaned right”.  This liberty, central to a free society, is under-recognised and frequently trampled on.

Standing up for religious freedom. Webinar on Faith and Freedom – What it looks like and why we should fight for it . Religious freedom is often described as an “orphaned right”. This liberty, central to a free society, is under-recognised and frequently trampled on.

Standing up for religious freedom. Webinar on Faith and Freedom - What it looks like and why we should fight for it . Religious freedom is often described as an “orphaned right”. This liberty, central to a free society, is under-recognised and frequently trampled on....