U.K. responds to allegations that White Phosphorus has been used in Tigray and says “The Government of Ethiopia has denied that Chemical Weapons have been used. We are working to establish the facts.”  But white phosphorus isn’t a designated chemical weapon and if they fail to identify its use they will be giving a misleading answer by asking the wrong question.

U.K. responds to allegations that White Phosphorus has been used in Tigray and says “The Government of Ethiopia has denied that Chemical Weapons have been used. We are working to establish the facts.” But white phosphorus isn’t a designated chemical weapon and if they fail to identify its use they will be giving a misleading answer by asking the wrong question.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL420): Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of...

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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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It is because of stories like this one about Yerzhan Kurman in today’s Telegraph- electrocuted with cattle prods, forced to sing Communist Party songs, and turned into slave labour – that tomorrow I am introducing my Private Members’ Bill on supply chain transparency.

It is because of stories like this one about Yerzhan Kurman in today’s Telegraph- electrocuted with cattle prods, forced to sing Communist Party songs, and turned into slave labour - that tomorrow I am introducing my Private Members’ Bill on supply chain...