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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (6 Apr 2020)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they have provided, and plan to provide, in relation to religious gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (6 Apr 2020)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they have provided to the Muslim Council of Britain about (1) Friday prayers, and (2) the celebration of Ramadan, in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

China: Uighur Muslims - Question (11 Feb 2019)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the allegations of human rights abuses committed against the Uighur Muslim community in the Western Province of China.

China: Uighur Muslims - Question (11 Feb 2019)

Lord Ahmed: I thank the Minister for his reply. As he has already confirmed, according to media and social media reports, concentration camps, mass surveillance, forced disappearances, torture and the banning of religious practices are all happening there. Will the Minister join me in condemning these gross violations of human rights by the Chinese authorities, and will he demand the closure of these...

Yemen: Humanitarian Situation - Question (14 Jan 2019)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the humanitarian situation in Yemen.

Yemen: Humanitarian Situation - Question (14 Jan 2019)

Lord Ahmed: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his reply. The Iranian-backed Houthi drone attacks killed top military personnel last week, and Saudi-led coalition airstrikes supported Mansur Hadi’s Government in Hodeidah and Taiz. As he has mentioned, the ceasefire talks have not resulted in anything. Eighty-five thousand children have been starved to death, and 80% of the population are in need of...

Rohingya Refugees - Question (17 Dec 2018)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the situation of Rohingya refugees and the likelihood of their safe return to Burma.

Rohingya Refugees - Question (17 Dec 2018)

Lord Ahmed: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his reply. Will he join me in thanking the Department for International Development for providing support to the most oppressed people in the world? Is he aware that last Thursday the US House of Representatives passed a non-binding resolution, by 394 votes to one, identifying crimes against the Rohingya in Myanmar as genocide? Will Her Majesty’s...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bangladesh: Elections (11 Dec 2018)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the forthcoming general election in Bangladesh will be free and fair.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bangladesh: Elections (11 Dec 2018)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the British High Commission in Bangladesh will call for greater democracy in that country as the general election there approaches.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bangladesh: Elections (11 Dec 2018)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the re-categorisation of Bangladesh by the Bertelsmann Stiftung Transformation Index as an autocracy rather than a democracy, what steps they will take to encourage neutral observers for the forthcoming general election in that country.

First World War Commemoration: Pakistan - Question (12 Nov 2018)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to commemorate the contribution during World War One of people from what is now Pakistan.

First World War Commemoration: Pakistan - Question (12 Nov 2018)

Lord Ahmed: I thank the noble Lord for his reply. Yesterday we remembered the sacrifice of millions of brave men and women who fought in the Great War to end all wars. One of those brave soldiers—the first recipient of the Victoria Cross—was from south Asia, from Chakwal, Pakistan. Subedar Khudadad Khan was one of the 1.5 million British Indian soldiers, of which 430,000 were Muslims, mainly from...

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Second Reading (Continued) (9 Oct 2018)

Lord Ahmed: My Lords, all of us share the same objective when it comes to the safety of our country and our citizens. Since the tragic acts of 9/11 and 7/7, the United Kingdom, like many countries around the world, has put in place many laws to ensure that the police and security services have all the powers and means to arrest terrorists and stop terrorist acts in our country and around the world. In...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Gaza (17 Sep 2018)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding its access to, and development of, Gaza’s oil and gas reserves.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Pakistan (17 Sep 2018)

Lord Ahmed: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current additional cost of a UK visa applied for in Mirpur, compared to one applied for in Lahore, Karachi or Islamabad; whether they have sought to reduce that cost through procurement; and if so, how.


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