Mozambique- Africa Minister says the insurgency has claimed over 2,000 lives and created over 515,000 internally-displaced people. He says responsibility has been claimed by “groups under the umbrella of IS-Central Africa Province have claimed several of the attacks in Cabo Delgado, including the capture of Mocimboa de Praia in August 2020.”

The Lord Alton of Liverpool House of Commons LondonSW1A 0AADear Lord Alton,James Duddridge MPMinister for AfricaKing Charles Street LondonSW1A 2AH Dear Lord Alton, Thank you for your correspondence of 10 December regarding the humanitarian situation in Cabo Delgado,...

The BBC has reported that the UN’s Michelle Bachelet has called for urgent measures to protect civilians in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, where ISIS has stepped up attacks – with reports of beheadings and kidnappings. Jihadists turned a village football pitch into an execution ground and beheaded more than fifty people.

The BBC has reported that the UN’s Michelle Bachelet has called for urgent measures to protect civilians in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, where ISIS has stepped up attacks – with reports of beheadings and kidnappings. Jihadists turned a village football pitch into an execution ground and beheaded more than fifty people.

Jihadists turned a village football pitch into an execution ground and beheaded more than fifty people in Mozambique The BBC has reported that the UN has called for urgent measures to protect civilians in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, where ISIS has stepped up...

Government Responds to Islamic State  insurgency in northern Mozambique, reports  of the displacement of 200,000 people,  of wide-spread killings, and of the seizure of towns by IS in Cabo Delgado; an gives their assessment of reports  of churches being burned down, and  of Christians being attacked, in northern Mozambique.  ACN Warns : “World turns its back as Mozambique crisis worsens”

Government Responds to Islamic State  insurgency in northern Mozambique, reports of the displacement of 200,000 people, of wide-spread killings, and of the seizure of towns by IS in Cabo Delgado; an gives their assessment of reports of churches being burned down, and of Christians being attacked, in northern Mozambique. ACN Warns : “World turns its back as Mozambique crisis worsens”

Government Responds to Islamic State  insurgency in northern Mozambique, reports of the displacement of 200,000 people, of wide-spread killings, and of the seizure of towns by IS in Cabo Delgado; an gives their...

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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...

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The House of Lords All-Party Genocide Amendment was today defeated in the House of Commons  by a slender margin – a Government majority of 11. The Genocide amendment will now return to the  House of Lords which will be asked to consider a refined version – which, if agreed – will go back to the House of Commons. Just 6 more good men and women on the Conservative benches need to change their minds and the High Court will be given the task of deciding whether a Genocide is under way in States with which we have trade agreements.

The House of Lords All-Party Genocide Amendment was today defeated in the House of Commons by a slender margin – a Government majority of 11. The Genocide amendment will now return to the House of Lords which will be asked to consider a refined version – which, if agreed – will go back to the House of Commons. Just 6 more good men and women on the Conservative benches need to change their minds and the High Court will be given the task of deciding whether a Genocide is under way in States with which we have trade agreements.

The House of Lords All-Party Genocide Amendment was today defeated in the House of Commons by a slender margin - a Government majority of 11. The Genocide amendment will now return to the House of Lords which will be asked to consider a refined version - which, if...

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