Tigray – Government says they have heard ” harrowing accounts of human rights violations” call “for free and unfettered humanitarian access to 4.5 million people in need”, that there is a need for “a serious and urgent response from the Government of Ethiopia” and a “need for the immediate withdrawal by Eritrean troops from Tigray”

Tigray – Government says they have heard ” harrowing accounts of human rights violations” call “for free and unfettered humanitarian access to 4.5 million people in need”, that there is a need for “a serious and urgent response from the Government of Ethiopia” and a “need for the immediate withdrawal by Eritrean troops from Tigray”

Tigray - Government says they have heard " harrowing accounts of human rights violations" call "for free and unfettered humanitarian access to 4.5 million people in need" that there is a need for "a serious and urgent response from the Government of Ethiopia" and a...

UK tells Parliament it “will continue to call for independent, international investigations” into atrocity crimes in Tigray and says that at the UN “Human Rights Council, we condemned in the strongest terms the reported killings of civilians.”

UK tells Parliament it “will continue to call for independent, international investigations” into atrocity crimes in Tigray and says that at the UN “Human Rights Council, we condemned in the strongest terms the reported killings of civilians.”

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL13782): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports...

UK tells Parliament it “will continue to call for independent, international investigations” into atrocity crimes in Tigray and says that at the UN “Human Rights Council, we condemned in the strongest terms the reported killings of civilians.”

Government Questioned Today about massacre at Axum in Tigray, and allegations of crimes against humanity. In written replies it says it is unable to “verify reports that this includes the transfer of military equipment and money by the Government of Ethiopia to the Government of Eritrea”; “condemns the destruction of the Hitsats and Shimbella refugee camps in Tigray” and forced return of refugees would contravene the 1951 Refugee Convention; and says ” We are keeping the provision of aid to Ethiopia under constant review.”

Government Questioned Today about massacre at Axum in Tigray, and allegations of crimes against humanity. In written replies it says it is unable to "verify reports that this includes the transfer of military equipment and money by the Government of Ethiopia to the...

November warning “Tigray on the edge of Genocide” ignored.Amnesty and Human Rights Watch Report on Atrocity Crimes in Tigray. On Tuesday Parliamentarians will challenge Ministers to say when the U.K. will be taking action at the UN Security Council following blocks by China and Russia after attempts by Ireland to raise it.

November warning “Tigray on the edge of Genocide” ignored.Amnesty and Human Rights Watch Report on Atrocity Crimes in Tigray. On Tuesday Parliamentarians will challenge Ministers to say when the U.K. will be taking action at the UN Security Council following blocks by China and Russia after attempts by Ireland to raise it.

Following urgent letters to Foreign Office Ministers on Thursday and Friday last week - and several written Parliament Questions whichI tabled - on Tuesday I have secured the Topical Oral Question in the House to ask the Government how they are responding to reports...

In a letter today to Foreign Office Ministers I asked why the UK has not raised the reports of atrocity crimes in Tigray at the UN Security Council. Who is being held to account?  As US condemns killings, forced removals and displacements, sexual assaults, and other extremely serious human rights violations along with the worsening humanitarian crisis, where is the voice of Global Britain? Further Questions Tabled Today and Links To reports.

In a letter today to Foreign Office Ministers I asked why the UK has not raised the reports of atrocity crimes in Tigray at the UN Security Council. Who is being held to account? As US condemns killings, forced removals and displacements, sexual assaults, and other extremely serious human rights violations along with the worsening humanitarian crisis, where is the voice of Global Britain? Further Questions Tabled Today and Links To reports.

In a letter today to Foreign Office Ministers I asked why the UK has not raised the reports of atrocity crimes in Tigray at the UN Security Council. Who is being held to account? As US condemns killings, forced removals and displacements, sexual assaults, and other...

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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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