Syria’s Suffering Continues Unabated While Minorities are Targeted – Christians forced to special pay taxes to militant Islamist group: “Today in Raqqa and tomorrow in Rome” – 75 year-old-Jesuit murdered in Homs

Syria's Suffering Continues Unabated while Minorities are Targeted ACN News: Friday, 11th April 2014 – UK/INTERNATIONAL With pictures of Lord Alton of Liverpool at the Aid to the Church in Need Lenten vigil service for the Suffering Church in Syria, at the Immaculate...

Syria's Suffering Continues Unabated While Minorities are Targeted – Christians forced to special pay taxes to militant Islamist group: "Today in Raqqa and tomorrow in Rome" – 75 year-old-Jesuit murdered in Homs

Syria's Suffering Continues Unabated while Minorities are Targeted ACN News: Friday, 11th April 2014 – UK/INTERNATIONAL With pictures of Lord Alton of Liverpool at the Aid to the Church in Need Lenten vigil service for the Suffering Church in Syria, at the Immaculate...

HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS DEBATED IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS – the killing of Chang Song Thaek; human rights violations in North Korea; and links to personal as the United Nations Commission of Inquiry prepares to publish its findings accounts

Some links to disturbing accounts of human rights violations in North Korea: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/secret-state-of-north-korea/ An up-to-date, very informative, secretly filmed documentary on life in North Korea. Secret State of North Korea – PBS...

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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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In the first 11 months of last year, nearly 360,000 antidepressants were prescribed to youngsters under the age of 18; Total bill for prescribed items dispensed over five-year period more than £9m;Nearly 15,000 antidepressants were issued to children aged five to 11 in 2019

In the first 11 months of last year, nearly 360,000 antidepressants were prescribed to youngsters under the age of 18; Total bill for prescribed items dispensed over five-year period more than £9m;Nearly 15,000 antidepressants were issued to children aged five to 11 in 2019

In the first 11 months of last year, nearly 360,000 antidepressants were prescribed to youngsters under the age of 18Total bill for prescribed items dispensed over five-year period more than £9mNearly 15,000 antidepressants were issued to children aged five to 11 in...

The Commonwealth was urged today, in a Parliamentary debate about modern slavery and human trafficking, to mobilise the 2 billion people who live in Commonwealth countries  both demonstrating its values and giving hope to millions of benighted and downtrodden people

The Commonwealth was urged today, in a Parliamentary debate about modern slavery and human trafficking, to mobilise the 2 billion people who live in Commonwealth countries both demonstrating its values and giving hope to millions of benighted and downtrodden people

4th March 2021:Lord Alton:Could the Minister say whether he supports the calls of the Arise charity, of which I am a Trustee, for mandatory human rights due diligence and mandatory transparency guidelines through company supply chains? Building on the UK’s landmark...

China – The Right Balance?

China – The Right Balance?

During the International Relations and Defence Select Committee Inquiry into China, Trade and Security I asked if we have struck the right balance....My question was answered by Charles Parton OBE, Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) &...