Burma: War Crimes Proposal

Written Answers Tuesday, 21st November 2000. Burma: Resignation of UN Special Rapporteur Lord Alton of Liverpool asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the resignation of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Burma, Mr Rajsoomer Lallah, was due to the lack of...

Burma – Aung San Suu Kyi

David Alton has vigorously campaigned for human rights in Burma. After several appeals in the House of Lords, David successfully helped to release the pro-democracy activist James Mawdsley. James was arrested on 31 August 1999 for distributing anti-Government...

Burma – Human Rights

Written Answers Thursday, 27th January 2000. Burma: Imprisonment of James Mawdsley Lord Alton of Liverpool asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations they have made over the past month to the Burmese authorities about the continued imprisonment of James...

Burma – Genocide Charges

Burma: Genocide Charges Lord Alton of Liverpool asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are giving consideration, under Article 2 of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, to the institution of genocide charges against the...

Burma: Genocide in Burma

Genocide In Burma Universe Column for January 2003 By David Alton March 9th has been designated as the global day of prayer for Burma. In the refugee camps, where many of the 130,000 Karen people have fled to escape Burma's genocide, voices will be raised in the...

Burma- International Criminal Tribunal

Written Answers Monday, 18th December 2000. Burma Lord Alton of Liverpool asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will boycott the European Union-ASEAN meeting in December and urge other European Union governments to do the same, in the light of the conduct of...

BURMA AND JAMES MAWDSLEY

Article For The Tablet by David Alton James Mawdsley’s welcome release from his Burmese incarceration should serve to spur us all into a tougher stand against one of the world’s remaining pariah states. It would be a mistake to see the decision to free James as an act...

Burma – Karen

BurmaLord Alton of Liverpool asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have raised the issue of the plight of the Karen, Karenni and Shan minorities in Burma at the United Nations Security Council. [HL4117] Baroness Scotland of Asthal: We have raised our concerns...

Burma – Min Ko Naing

Min Ko NaingLord Alton of Liverpool asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they know the whereabouts and health of Min Ko Naing, the Burmese pro-democracy activist.[HL1884] Baroness Scotland of Asthal: Our Embassy in Rangoon has obtained confirmation that Min Ko...

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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As the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November The Rights Practice has produced a new report entitled “Invisible Pain Sexual and gender-based violence in Xinjiang” – required reading by anyone who doubts the gravity of the suffering of Uighur people and the consequences for Uighur women.

The Rights Practice has produced a new report entitled “Invisible Pain Sexual and gender-based violence in Xinjiang” - which is required reading by anyone who doubts the gravity of the suffering of Uighur people and the consequences for Uighur women. They highlight...

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