Government says “We do not plan to review the position on the determination of genocide” – but will rely on organisations like the UN – knowing that China will veto any investigation into crimes against the Uighurs just as it prevented the International Criminal Court investigating the UN’s report which found evidence of crimes against humanity in North Korea.

Government says “We do not plan to review the position on the determination of genocide” – but will rely on organisations like the UN – knowing that China will veto any investigation into crimes against the Uighurs just as it prevented the International Criminal Court investigating the UN’s report which found evidence of crimes against humanity in North Korea.

The world continually turns a blind eye to genocide. Think of the Yazidis and Christians in Iraq, or the Rohingya and Uighur Muslims in Burma and China... It's why we need to remove the decision to name a genocide from political and diplomatic vested interests and...

The Plight of Uighurs Raised Again In Parliament – in oral and written questions to the Government. UK says it has played a leading role at the UN Human Rights Council  and read out a formal statement on behalf of 28 countries and China to allow the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights meaningful access to Xinjiang.  Parliament is asked about reports that Uighur Muslim women have been subjected to forced abortions and womb removals, and that Uighur children are being separated from their parents and placed in orphanages. It is asked to support the work of the Independent Tribunal established by sir Geoffrey Nice QC

The Plight of Uighurs Raised Again In Parliament – in oral and written questions to the Government. UK says it has played a leading role at the UN Human Rights Council and read out a formal statement on behalf of 28 countries and China to allow the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights meaningful access to Xinjiang. Parliament is asked about reports that Uighur Muslim women have been subjected to forced abortions and womb removals, and that Uighur children are being separated from their parents and placed in orphanages. It is asked to support the work of the Independent Tribunal established by sir Geoffrey Nice QC

The Plight of Uighurs Raised Again In Parliament - in oral and written questions to the Government. UK says it has played a leading role at the UN Human Rights Council and read out a formal statement on behalf of 28 countries and China to allow the UN High...

Calls in Parliament for the new Trade Bill to impose a human rights threshold to protect those – like Uighurs – subjected to human rights violations. And a call to take national resilience and over dependence on trade with regimes controlled by violators.

Calls in Parliament for the new Trade Bill to impose a human rights threshold to protect those – like Uighurs – subjected to human rights violations. And a call to take national resilience and over dependence on trade with regimes controlled by violators.

Calls in Parliament for the new Trade Bill to impose a human rights threshold to protect those - like Uighurs - subjected to human rights violations. And a call to take national resilience and over dependence on trade with regimes controlled by violators. 2.55 pm...

Parliament hears All-Party calls for the Government to take action on the harvesting of human organs and human tissue from Falun Gong practitioners, Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities, and political dissident. Details of an amendment tabled to the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill

Parliament hears All-Party calls for the Government to take action on the harvesting of human organs and human tissue from Falun Gong practitioners, Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities, and political dissident. An amendment has today been tabled to the...

Parliamentary Replies from Foreign Office, Home Office and DCMS Ministers about 1. the letter President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews about Uighur Genocide; 2.the need for international support for a full and impartial investigation into the detention of Uighur Muslims; 3.the new report on the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims and the rise of international extremism; 4. China’s failure to uphold  Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights; 5. discussions about the detention of Uighur Muslims in camps in Xinjiang with the Ambassador of China to the UK; 6. reports that the influence of Daesh has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic; 7.how many Daesh fighters are known to have returned to the UK; how many such fighters and individuals assisting Daesh in different capacities have been prosecuted in the UK courts, and 8. what progress they have made in establishing how BT verify Huawei’s denials of (1) the use of slave labour, and (2) the use of Huawei technology in oppressing Uighur people.

Parliamentary Replies from Foreign Office, Home Office and DCMS Ministers about 1. the letter President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews about Uighur Genocide; 2.the need for international support for a full and impartial investigation into the detention of Uighur Muslims; 3.the new report on the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims and the rise of international extremism; 4. China’s failure to uphold  Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights; 5. discussions about the detention of Uighur Muslims in camps in Xinjiang with the Ambassador of China to the UK; 6. reports that the influence of Daesh has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic; 7.how many Daesh fighters are known to have returned to the UK; how many such fighters and individuals assisting Daesh in different capacities have been prosecuted in the UK courts, and 8. what progress they have made in establishing how BT verify Huawei’s denials of (1) the use of slave labour, and (2) the use of Huawei technology in oppressing Uighur people.

Parliamentary Replies from Foreign Office, Home Office and DCMS Ministers about 1. the letter President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews about Uighur Genocide; 2.the need for international support for a full and impartial investigation into the detention of...

Professor James Millward of Georgetown University makes the right distinction in  recognising the difference between  opposing the deeds of the Chinese Communist Party and affirming our high regard for the Chinese people. He spells out the danger of the world ignoring their shocking genocidal campaign against the Uighur people because of anti Americanism

Professor James Millward of Georgetown University makes the right distinction in  recognising the difference between  opposing the deeds of the Chinese Communist Party and affirming our high regard for the Chinese people. He spells out the danger of the world ignoring their shocking genocidal campaign against the Uighur people because of anti Americanism

Professor James Millward of Georgetown University makes the right distinction in  recognising the difference between  opposing the deeds of the Chinese Communist Party and affirming our high regard for the Chinese people. He spells out the danger of the...

The Sunday Times Says “Fashion firms to be shamed for using Xi’s ‘cotton gulag’ Brands linked to forced labour in Xinjiang face boycotts and legal threats after the imposition of US sanctions to protect Uighurs”.  Major report by Philip Sherwell and Madeleine Spence

The Sunday Times Says “Fashion firms to be shamed for using Xi’s ‘cotton gulag’ Brands linked to forced labour in Xinjiang face boycotts and legal threats after the imposition of US sanctions to protect Uighurs”. Major report by Philip Sherwell and Madeleine Spence

The Sunday Times Says "Fashion firms to be shamed for using Xi’s ‘cotton gulag’ Brands linked to forced labour in Xinjiang face boycotts and legal threats after the imposition of US sanctions to protect Uighurs". Major report by Philip Sherwell and Madeleine Spence...

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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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