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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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Boris Johnson said the Yazidis were being subjected to Genocide but that “for some baffling reason the Foreign Office still hesitates to use the term genocide.” No need to be baffled any longer Prime Minister. And for the sake of this Yazidi survivor listen to her appeal that you back the Genocide amendment. Hesitate no longer.

Boris Johnson said the Yazidis were being subjected to Genocide but that “for some baffling reason the Foreign Office still hesitates to use the term genocide.” No need to be baffled any longer Prime Minister. And for the sake of this Yazidi survivor listen to her appeal that you back the Genocide amendment. Hesitate no longer.

On March 28th 2016, Boris Johnson, writing in The Daily Telegraph said that “Isis are engaged in what can only be called genocide of the poor Yazidis ,though for some baffling reason the Foreign Office still hesitates to use the term genocide.” Boris Johnson said the...

For the Uyghurs, Genocide is a word which dares not speak its name. For the sake of women like Rahima Mahmut, Gulzira Auelkhan, Sayragul Sauytbay, and Ruqiye Perhat – whose heart-breaking, shocking, stories are recorded here – it’s time that the crime of genocide was given definition in the UK. On January 19th Parliament can use its voice and speak that name – insisting on justice for victims of Genocide and refusing to make tawdry trade deals with those responsible for the crime above all crimes.

For the Uyghurs, Genocide is a word which dares not speak its name. For the sake of women like Rahima Mahmut, Gulzira Auelkhan, Sayragul Sauytbay, and Ruqiye Perhat – whose heart-breaking, shocking, stories are recorded here – it’s time that the crime of genocide was given definition in the UK. On January 19th Parliament can use its voice and speak that name – insisting on justice for victims of Genocide and refusing to make tawdry trade deals with those responsible for the crime above all crimes.

For the Uyghurs Genocide is a word which dares not speak its name ================================================= Extract: What word comes into your mind when you hear evidence of  a State  complicit in the destruction of a people’s identity; complicit in...

January 18th: Africa Minister say UK Government  is” gravely concerned over allegations of atrocities and violations” in Tigray   but it’s “the UK’s longstanding position that determining whether a situation amounts to genocide is an issue for competent national and international courts, not governments”. So why doesn’t the Government support the Genocide amendment and give the High Court the duty to assess the evidence?

January 18th: Africa Minister say UK Government is” gravely concerned over allegations of atrocities and violations” in Tigray but it’s “the UK’s longstanding position that determining whether a situation amounts to genocide is an issue for competent national and international courts, not governments”. So why doesn’t the Government support the Genocide amendment and give the High Court the duty to assess the evidence?

January 18th: Africa Minister say UK Government is" gravely concerned over allegations of atrocities and violations" in Tigray but it's "the UK’s longstanding position that determining whether a situation amounts to genocide is an issue for competent national and...