Red Wednesday: Time to see red about persecution.

Time to see red about persecution Five years ago I suggested we create a day - Red Wednesday- to commemorate the millions persecuted for their religion or belief . It’s great to see how many people have got behind Red Westminster. Ewelina Ochab has today published...

The US Knights of Columbus are to Report on Christian Persecution in Nigeria – following 60,000 Killings Over Last 20 Years. Meanwhile, ominously, following his brave radio interview Dr Obadiah Mailafia  has been “invited” to the headquarters of Nigeria’s Department of State Services while a coalition of parties has begun legal proceedings aimed at bringing about the removal of Nigeria’s armed service chiefs due to the critical, comprehensive and continuing deterioration in the security situation.

The US Knights of Columbus are to Report on Christian Persecution in Nigeria – following 60,000 Killings Over Last 20 Years. Meanwhile, ominously, following a brave radio interview Dr Obadiah Mailafia  has been "invited" to the headquarters of Nigeria's Department of...

In an interview with the former Deputy Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, Dr Obadiah Mailafia. He calls those peddling the herder-farmer narrative “accessories to genocide” – He condemns the recent statement by the presidency regarding the causes of the violence and the government’s continued inaction. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s President Buhari fails to liberate Leah Sharibu.

In an interview with the former Deputy Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, Dr Obadiah Mailafia. He calls those peddling the herder-farmer narrative "accessories to genocide" - He condemns the recent statement by the...

BBC brings the story of a detained – now disappeared – Uighur Muslim to the world – Merdan Ghappar says”Everyone was wearing a so-called ‘four-piece-suit’, a black head sack, handcuffs, leg shackles and an iron chain connecting the cuffs to the shackles……..He shouted fiercely at me, saying ‘If you remove your hood again, I will beat you to death’. And after that I dared not to talk.” Rowan Williams and Archbishop Angaelos, with many other Faith Leaders, speak out about Uighur persecution.

BBC brings the story of a detained - now disappeared - Uighur Muslim to the world - Merdan Ghappar explains that he was first kept in a police jail in Kucha: "I saw 50 to 60 people detained in a small room no bigger than 50 square metres, men on the right, women on...

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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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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...

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...

A series of stories in national newspapers underline the importance of the Inquiry into Abduction, Forced Marriage, and Forced Conversion of Girls and Young Women in Pakistan. A Call Evidence has a deadline for submissions of February 15th. Details here:

https://www.davidalton.net/2021/01/21/all-party-parliamentary-group-inquiry-into-abduction-forced-marriage-and-forced-conversion-of-girls-and-young-women-in-pakistan-call-for-evidence-deadline-february-15th-2021/ All Party Parliamentary Group Inquiry into Abduction,...