The Guardian reports that Jihadists have taken hundreds hostage during a raid in north-east Nigeria. Residents of Kukawa in Borno state had just returned home after almost two years displaced in refugee camps. Also, read a Message To The World from the Archbishop of Kaduna and the Bishop of Kano:   “A DARK CLOUD OF VIOLENCE HANGS OVER OUR LAND – Nigeria is in the firm grip of the grim reaper.”

The Guardian reports that Jihadists have taken hundreds hostage during a raid in north-east Nigeria. Residents of Kukawa in Borno state had just returned home after almost two years displaced in refugee camps...

The Coalition for Genocide Response: Webinar and Discussion, 5 PM (BST) August 5th, “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied – Daesh Fighters Still Enjoying Impunity Six Years On” – Speakers include Pieter Omtzigt, Dutch Parliamentarian,  Sareta Ashraph, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers, Abid Shamdeen, Executive Director of Nadia’s Initiative.   Details of how to join are here:

The Coalition for Genocide Response: Webinar and Discussion, 5 PM (BST) August 5th, “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied – Daesh Fighters Still Enjoying Impunity Six Years On” – Speakers include Pieter Omtzigt, Dutch Parliamentarian,  Sareta Ashraph, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers, Abid Shamdeen, Executive Director of Nadia’s Initiative. Details of how to join are here:

The Coalition for Genocide Response: Webinar and Discussion, 5 PM (BST) August 5th, “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied - Daesh Fighters Still Enjoying Impunity Six Years On” - Speakers include Pieter Omtzigt, Dutch Parliamentarian,  Sareta Ashraph, Barrister,...

Parliamentary Replies from Foreign Office, Home Office and DCMS Ministers about 1. the letter President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews about Uighur Genocide; 2.the need for international support for a full and impartial investigation into the detention of Uighur Muslims; 3.the new report on the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims and the rise of international extremism; 4. China’s failure to uphold  Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights; 5. discussions about the detention of Uighur Muslims in camps in Xinjiang with the Ambassador of China to the UK; 6. reports that the influence of Daesh has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic; 7.how many Daesh fighters are known to have returned to the UK; how many such fighters and individuals assisting Daesh in different capacities have been prosecuted in the UK courts, and 8. what progress they have made in establishing how BT verify Huawei’s denials of (1) the use of slave labour, and (2) the use of Huawei technology in oppressing Uighur people.

Parliamentary Replies from Foreign Office, Home Office and DCMS Ministers about 1. the letter President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews about Uighur Genocide; 2.the need for international support for a full and impartial investigation into the detention of Uighur Muslims; 3.the new report on the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims and the rise of international extremism; 4. China’s failure to uphold  Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights; 5. discussions about the detention of Uighur Muslims in camps in Xinjiang with the Ambassador of China to the UK; 6. reports that the influence of Daesh has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic; 7.how many Daesh fighters are known to have returned to the UK; how many such fighters and individuals assisting Daesh in different capacities have been prosecuted in the UK courts, and 8. what progress they have made in establishing how BT verify Huawei’s denials of (1) the use of slave labour, and (2) the use of Huawei technology in oppressing Uighur people.

Parliamentary Replies from Foreign Office, Home Office and DCMS Ministers about 1. the letter President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews about Uighur Genocide; 2.the need for international support for a full and impartial investigation into the detention of...

During the past decade 27,000 people have died  at the hands of Boko Haram while, over two decades, 19,000 people have been killed by extremist militant Fulanis, with over 43,000 Nigerians – the vast majority women and children – killed by Boko Haram over the same period.A 311-page report, ‘Nigeria’s Silent Slaughter: Genocide in Nigeria and its implications for the International Community’.The failure of the Nigerian and international authorities to act makes them susceptible to prosecution under the Genocide Convention for failing to read the signs, to study the data, and to take action to prevent and protect.

During the past decade 27,000 people have died  at the hands of Boko Haram while, over two decades, 19,000 people have been killed by extremist militant Fulanis, with over 43,000 Nigerians – the vast majority women and children – killed by Boko Haram over the same period.A 311-page report, ‘Nigeria’s Silent Slaughter: Genocide in Nigeria and its implications for the International Community’.The failure of the Nigerian and international authorities to act makes them susceptible to prosecution under the Genocide Convention for failing to read the signs, to study the data, and to take action to prevent and protect.

https://iconhelp.org/icon-releases-data-report-nigerias-silent-slaughter-genocide-in-nigeria/ During the past decade 27,000 people have died  at the hands of Boko Haram while, over two decades, 19,000 people have been killed by extremist militant Fulanis, with...

Remembering the Forgotten Victims of the Roma Genocide – 2 August  marks the Roma Genocide Remembrance Day. During  the night of 2 August 1944, the ‘Gypsy Family Camp’ at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the German Nazi Concentration camps in the then occupied Poland, was liquidated.

Remembering the Forgotten Victims of the Roma Genocide – 2 August marks the Roma Genocide Remembrance Day. During  the night of 2 August 1944, the ‘Gypsy Family Camp’ at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the German Nazi Concentration camps in the then occupied Poland, was liquidated.

Remembering the Forgotten Victims of the Roma Genocide - 2 August marks the Roma Genocide Remembrance Day   2 August marks the Roma Genocide Remembrance Day. During  the night of 2 August 1944, the ‘Gypsy Family Camp’ at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the German Nazi...

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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

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...

Today is religious Freedom Day – Not in Laos, where Four Christian men in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic have been languishing in jail for months because they wanted to hold a Christian funeral. UK Minister says he has “reiterated concerns around restrictions on freedom of opinion and expression in Laos….specifically referencing ending the incidence of detaining or imprisoning Christians for unauthorised religious activities.”

Today is religious Freedom Day - Not in Laos, where Four Christian men in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic have been languishing in jail for months because they wanted to hold a Christian funeral A group of young Christian men pray secretly inside a forest in...