Government says “We do not plan to review the position on the determination of genocide” – but will rely on organisations like the UN – knowing that China will veto any investigation into crimes against the Uighurs just as it prevented the International Criminal Court investigating the UN’s report which found evidence of crimes against humanity in North Korea.

Government says “We do not plan to review the position on the determination of genocide” – but will rely on organisations like the UN – knowing that China will veto any investigation into crimes against the Uighurs just as it prevented the International Criminal Court investigating the UN’s report which found evidence of crimes against humanity in North Korea.

The world continually turns a blind eye to genocide. Think of the Yazidis and Christians in Iraq, or the Rohingya and Uighur Muslims in Burma and China... It's why we need to remove the decision to name a genocide from political and diplomatic vested interests and...

Government says it will not publish the details of a letter which it has sent to the World Health Organisation about allegations of forced organ harvesting in China.  Surely, as a principle of transparency and openness this correspondence should be in the public domain?

Government says it will not publish the details of a letter which it has sent to the World Health Organisation about allegations of forced organ harvesting in China. Surely, as a principle of transparency and openness this correspondence should be in the public domain?

Government says it will not publish the details of a letter which it has sent to the world Health organisation about allegations of forced organ harvesting in China. Surely, as a principle of transparency and openness this correspondence should be in the public...

When will the UK Government follow the US example and issue the equivalent of the  Withhold Release Orders on products from China allegedly produced with state-sponsored forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region? UK says it is keeping its policy “under review”. No need to review – time to act.

When will the UK Government follow the US example and issue the equivalent of the Withhold Release Orders on products from China allegedly produced with state-sponsored forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region? UK says it is keeping its policy “under review”. No need to review – time to act.

https://www.google.com/search?q=uyghur+forced+labour&rlz=1C1CHBF_en-gbGB819GB819&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiUqvbi5JjsAhXoUhUIHc4sBHcQ_AUoAnoECBUQBA&biw=987&bih=625#imgrc=kLLn71XnK9cIbM When will the UK Government follow the US...

The Plight of Uighurs Raised Again In Parliament – in oral and written questions to the Government. UK says it has played a leading role at the UN Human Rights Council  and read out a formal statement on behalf of 28 countries and China to allow the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights meaningful access to Xinjiang.  Parliament is asked about reports that Uighur Muslim women have been subjected to forced abortions and womb removals, and that Uighur children are being separated from their parents and placed in orphanages. It is asked to support the work of the Independent Tribunal established by sir Geoffrey Nice QC

The Plight of Uighurs Raised Again In Parliament – in oral and written questions to the Government. UK says it has played a leading role at the UN Human Rights Council and read out a formal statement on behalf of 28 countries and China to allow the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights meaningful access to Xinjiang. Parliament is asked about reports that Uighur Muslim women have been subjected to forced abortions and womb removals, and that Uighur children are being separated from their parents and placed in orphanages. It is asked to support the work of the Independent Tribunal established by sir Geoffrey Nice QC

The Plight of Uighurs Raised Again In Parliament - in oral and written questions to the Government. UK says it has played a leading role at the UN Human Rights Council and read out a formal statement on behalf of 28 countries and China to allow the UN High...

UK Government tells Parliament it has “amended the travel advice for mainland China to highlight the risk of arbitrary detention, including for British nationals. China’s authorities have under certain circumstances detained foreigners citing ‘endangering national security’.”

UK Government tells Parliament it has “amended the travel advice for mainland China to highlight the risk of arbitrary detention, including for British nationals. China’s authorities have under certain circumstances detained foreigners citing ‘endangering national security’.”

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL8107): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of 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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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...

Government replies to questions about what prosecutions for breaches of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, in connection with Uighur slave labour, are either under way or being prepared and asked what assessment they have made of the United States’ Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.

Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 14 October (HL8617), what prosecutions for breaches of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, in connection with Uighur slave labour, are...

A Genocide Emergency Alert has been issued today by Professor Gregory Stanton of Genocide Watch due to Azerbaijan’s aggression against the Armenian Republic of Artsakh, often called Nagorno-Karabakh. Tragically, they are right to do so, and the world has a duty to act.

GENOCIDE EMERGENCY: AZERBAIJAN IN NAGORNO-KARABAKH (ARTSAKH) How tragic that a people which experienced one of the first genocides of the twentieth century should be subject to another now. Genocide Watch is issuing a Genocide Emergency Alert due to Azerbaijan’s...