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...

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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Government asked what steps they are taking to support low and middle-income countries in Africa; and what recent assessment they have made of the potential effect of reductions in the UK aid budget on support to those countries.

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Government urged to respond to the report by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification Acute Food Insecurity Analysis May – September, published on 10 June, which found that that in Tigray “350,000 people are suffering from catastrophic levels of hunger”

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