BBC World Service Korea

A group of young Koreans have started a campaign to persuade the BBC World Service to broadcast to the Korean peninsula. They have a Facebook page to which anyone wishing to support their campaign can link: http://www.facebook.com/BBCforKorea This link takes you to a...

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.

Social Media

Site Search

Recent Posts

Stop Organ Harvesting In China

Stop Organ Harvesting In China

As the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Bill comes to be discussed in Parliament, at its Report Stage in the House of Lords these speeches on forced organ harvesting were made by members from all sides of the House. Second Reading: ...

Christmas 2020 – Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading “Journey of the Magi”, Read J.R.R.Tolkien’s, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton’s “The House of Christmas” and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson’s ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas?

Christmas 2020 – Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading “Journey of the Magi”, Read J.R.R.Tolkien’s, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton’s “The House of Christmas” and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson’s ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas?

Christmas 2020 - Listen to T.S.Eliot and Hugh Laurie reading "Journey of the Magi", Read J.R.R.Tolkien's, Noel, and G.K.Chesterton's "The House of Christmas" and Liverpool poet, Stewart Henderson's ,new 2020 Christmas poem, What did you get for Christmas? The...

The Place In Which We Work

The Place In Which We Work

The Houses of Parliament We all see the place where we work very differently. At the end of another very long day, at 8.30 pm tonight, I was alone in the House of Lords cafeteria - where the wonderful (mainly Polish) staff were living out Napoleon‘s maxim that armies...

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...

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...

Two young  sisters have been savagely murdered in Pakistan for refusing to renounce their religious faith. This report from Pakistan’s Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement makes for disturbing reading and challenges Pakistan to reassert Muhmad Ali Jinnah’s commitment to freedom of religion or belief. The murderers of these women must be brought to justice.

Two young sisters have been savagely murdered in Pakistan for refusing to renounce their religious faith. This report from Pakistan’s Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement makes for disturbing reading and challenges Pakistan to reassert Muhmad Ali Jinnah’s commitment to freedom of religion or belief. The murderers of these women must be brought to justice.

Two young women, sisters, have been savagely murdered in Pakistan for refusing to renounce their religious faith. This report from Pakistan's Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement makes for disturbing reading and challenges Pakistan to reassert Muhmad Ali...