Israel and Palestine
House of Lords
Baroness Tonge (Liberal Democrat)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what impact the statement on 20 February by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Richard Falk, will have on government policy, and in particular his statement that "on the basis of the information that I have received, the treatment to which Mr Adnan has been subjected while under detention amounts to torture and cruel and degrading treatment as these terms are used and understood in relation to the Convention Against Torture, a treaty widely ratified, including by Israel".
Lord Howell of Guildford (Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Conservative)
The Government welcome Richard Falk's
The Government followed very closely the situation of Mr Khader Adnan. Our officials in Tel Aviv raised our concerns about Mr Adnan on
We were pleased that an agreement was reached on