Parliamentary questions and letter to the Foreign Secretary about horrific violence in Tigray. Today The Sunday Telegraph reports that “Ethiopia may be on the edge of genocide”, reporting  decapitation of children. How are the international community – and the U.K. – responding to the warning signs of an unfolding Genocide?

Parliamentary questions and letter to the Foreign Secretary about horrific violence in Tigray. Today The Sunday Telegraph reports that “Ethiopia may be on the edge of genocide”, reporting decapitation of children. How are the international community – and the U.K. – responding to the warning signs of an unfolding Genocide?

Today The Sunday Telegraph reports that “Ethiopia may be on the edge of genocide”. The report describes the decapitation of four children and babies being cut out of pregnant women. Last week I tabled parliamentary questions and wrote to the Foreign Secretary about...

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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 Muslim Council of Britain issues a Parliamentary Briefing in support of the House of Lords Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill – which will be voted on by the House of Commons on Tuesday next. “We urge you to support this amendment.”

The Muslim Council of Britain issues a Parliamentary Briefing in support of the House of Lords Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill – which will be voted on by the House of Commons on Tuesday next. “We urge you to support this amendment.”

January 2021 Briefing for Members of the House of Commons "We urge you to support this amendment". Muslim Council of Britain Parliamentary Briefing – Amendment relating to Genocide (Genocide Amendment) to the UK Trade Bill 2019-2021About us: The MCB is the UK’s...

Statement from  the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: ” extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation”…”in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to the Shimelba and Hitsats refugee camps”… I am very worried for the safety and well-being of Eritrean refugees in those camps”…”refugees who reached Addis Ababa are being returned to Tigray, some against their will.”

Statement from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: ” extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation”…”in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to the Shimelba and Hitsats refugee camps”… I am very worried for the safety and well-being of Eritrean refugees in those camps”…”refugees who reached Addis Ababa are being returned to Tigray, some against their will.”

Statement from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region: " extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation"…"in spite of repeated requests, UNHCR and partners have not yet had any access to...