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Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 (28 Jan 2021)

Robert Jenrick: ...have said, the subsequent genocides—the millions of victims of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia; the million-plus victims of the Rwandan genocide; the 8,000 Muslim men and boys who were murdered in Srebrenica. We heard powerful first-hand testimony from my hon. Friend the Member for Beckenham (Bob Stewart) of those deeply disturbing events within our own lifetime and within the continent of...

Trade Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 9 ( 7 Dec 2020)

Lord Cormack: ...of the Jewish scriptures for a young boy’s bar mitzvah gift. His father had been in the gulag. About 25 years after that, as chairman of the All-Party Group for Bosnia, I saw what happened in Srebrenica, which was almost the same time as those ghastly massacres in Rwanda. Those who have brought this amendment before your Lordships’ House tonight have done us all a great service. The...

China’s Policy on its Uyghur Population — [James Gray in the Chair] (12 Oct 2020)

Naseem Shah: ...“never again”? In my lifetime, we have witnessed genocide in Rwanda and said, “Never again.” We left UN peacekeepers unsupported, despite their concerns that there would be war crimes in Srebrenica, and afterwards we again said, “Never again.” We saw acts of genocide against the Yazidis in Syria, we debated that genocide in its aftermath, and we said again, “Never again.”...

1. Questions to the First Minister: Questions Without Notice from the Party Leaders ( 8 Jul 2020)

Adam Price: Thank you, Llywydd. May I at the outset endorse the comments on the appalling genocide in Srebrenica? They will not be forgotten.

Statements on Srebrenica ( 8 Jul 2020)

Elin Jones: Thank you, David Melding and First Minister. Cymru'n cofio—Wales remembers Srebrenica, and our Senedd does so today.

Prime Minister: Engagements ( 8 Jul 2020)

Ian Blackford: I am sure that you, Mr Speaker, the Prime Minister and indeed the whole House will want to join me in marking Srebrenica memorial day, which takes place this Saturday, for the first time happening online. We should never forget the terrible genocide that took place 25 years ago. May I associate myself with the concerns about Tory hospital parking charges? The Scottish National party...

Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Jun 2020)

Martin Docherty: The journey of Munira Mirza from the pages of the Srebrenica-denying Living Marxism and the Revolutionary Communist party into the heart of No. 10 has not gone unnoticed. On Monday, the Prime Minister appointed them to lead the commission—the Government’s commission—on racial inequality, and it was greeted with some disbelief, given their well-known views on the matter. So I wonder:...

Scottish Parliament: Showing Solidarity with Anti-racism (10 Jun 2020)

Clare Adamson: .... To see displays on all the major instances of genocide that have happened in the world on one floor filled me with a sense of despair about the human condition. They included material on Rwanda, Srebrenica, the Holocaust and the Holodomor, the last of which has not yet been recognised by the UK Government as an instance of genocide. However, the museum covers even more. It includes...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Day' celebrations: Day' celebrations (19 Mar 2020)

Sadiq Khan: ...2019 1212 Great Fire of London anniversary International Busking Day African Fashion Week Big Ben's birthday World Hepatitis Day World Emoji Day Climate Action Week Black Pride Anniversary of Srebrenica Dharma Day August Africa Fashion Week Slavery Remembrance Day International Beer Day Cycle to Work Day Book Lovers Day A Level Results Day Eid al-Adha Night Tube birthday Anniversary of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Genocide (16 Mar 2020)

the Earl of Courtown: ...during the Holocaust as well as all victims of Nazi persecution, and victims of the genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. The Government continues to support the Remembering Srebrenica charity in all that it does to commemorate the victims of the Srebrenica genocide, particularly as this year marks the 25th anniversary of the tragedy. Our plans for a new Memorial next to...

Freedom of Religion or Belief — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (12 Mar 2020)

Bob Stewart: ...Nations and other international bodies to send troops in to stop such things as soon as they start. That is what our soldiers did in 1992 and 1993. We took more than 2,500 men and women out of Srebrenica in April 1993, and their lives were saved. If we had not, most of them would have been dead two years later. Colleagues, I am sorry that this has been a ramble. Thank you.

10. Debate: Progress On Tackling Hate Crime ( 3 Mar 2020)

Jenny Rathbone: ...crimes of the Nazis, but to reflect on the ordinariness of the people who did that, and the fact that there have been 50 Holocausts since the end of the second world war, including Rwanda and Srebrenica. There is no room for complacency. The world is in a terrible turmoil and we need to work very hard at community cohesion.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Srebrenica: Genocide ( 4 Feb 2020)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: Her Majesty's Government what plans the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has, alongside the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

5. Statement by the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip: Holocaust Memorial Day (28 Jan 2020)

David Rowlands: ...never forget that these appalling crimes were carried out by a supposedly civilised nation. The events that occurred in Cambodia, Rwanda and Darfur, and much closer to home in Bosnia, especially at Srebrenica, remind us of the constant potential for man's inhumanity to man.  Just one point I wish to raise with regard to this report, Deputy Minister, and that is many were murdered by the...

3. Statement by the Minister for Education: Curriculum for Wales Framework (28 Jan 2020)

Kirsty Williams: ...teach them about the right to hold religious views and to be respectful of that, even if your views are different? The Member makes a very good point, the horror of the Holocaust and the horror of Srebrenica are perfect examples of how we can work across the curriculum. Not learning about that simply in a history lesson, but learning it in a lesson about religion, values and ethics;...

Scottish Parliament: Holocaust Memorial Day (28 Jan 2020)

Ruth Davidson: ...the next. Unlike many in the chamber, I have never been to Auschwitz, but I have been to places of mass murder: Bergen-Belsen, the Racak massacre site in Kosovo, and the United Nations enclave in Srebrenica in Bosnia, where the blue helmets stood aside for Serb forces to sweep in and once again perpetrate genocide on Europe’s soil. There is something arresting about each of those places;...

Holocaust Memorial Day (23 Jan 2020)

Peter Bottomley: ...are 37 surnames in my extended family who had deaths. When people start to try to deny the holocaust—whether the holocaust of the Jews, similar genocides that have been spoken about, including Srebrenica, Rwanda or Cambodia during our lifetime, or the other hells that people have been put through, including being sent out to camps by the Soviet Union—we have to keep our eyes open and...

Wuhan Coronavirus: Holocaust Memorial Day (23 Jan 2020)

Charlotte Nichols: ...the Jewish people owe a huge debt. Holocaust Memorial Day also commemorates the post-war genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur and Bosnia. Four years ago this month, I took part in the Lessons From Srebrenica programme organised by the charity Remembering Srebrenica with an inter-faith delegation of 21 women from Greater Manchester. Our trip had a specific focus on the women of the...

Scottish Parliament: Women, Peace and Security ( 8 Jan 2020)

Johann Lamont: ...the experience of women in Bosnia in the conflict and genocide in the 1990s. I should mention my entry in the register of members’ interests that I am proud to be a board member of Remembering Srebrenica Scotland, which is a charity alongside other groups across the United Kingdom that are dedicated to ensuring a greater understanding of that conflict and the steps that led to genocide...

Scottish Parliament: Veterans and the Armed Forces Community ( 3 Dec 2019)

Edward Mountain: ...given is that, however difficult things become, one of their buddies will have their 6 o’clock. Whether the serviceman was in a tight spot in a ditch in Northern Ireland, the Falklands, Africa, Srebrenica, Afghanistan or Iraq, or in any of the other conflicts that our services have taken part in, someone would always be by their side and that person would be by theirs. No one would be...


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