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Nigeria: Intercommunal Violence - Question (18 Dec 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...”. Will the Minister tell us what ideology is underpinning this and who is providing these weapons? Will he also update the House on the position of the women who have been abducted, primarily by Boko Haram, and on the case of Leah Sharibu, who is being held captive by Islamic State in West Africa?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Leah Sharibu (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Nigeria about the abduction of Leah Sharibu by Boko Haram; what information they have about her health and well-being; and what assessment they have made of reports that, following her refusal to renounce her faith, she will be enslaved for the rest of her life.

Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - Question for Short Debate (13 Sep 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...the United Kingdom. In a recent debate I highlighted the same pattern of events now unfolding in northern Nigeria, where the former head of the country’s army recently described atrocities by Boko Haram and Fulani militias as a genocide, with 1.8 million displaced persons, 5,000 widows, 15,000 orphans, and more than 200 desecrated churches and chapels. This is simply a repeat of what has...

Nigeria: Fulani Herdsmen and Boko Haram - Question (17 Jul 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...armed forces are “not neutral. They collude”—in, in his words—“ethnic cleansing”? Does she disagree with the Archbishop of Abuja, who says that the atrocities of the Fulani militia and Boko Haram mean that: “The very survival of our nation is at stake”?

Nigeria - Question for Short Debate (28 Jun 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...states. Last week Sam Brownback, the United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, was in Nigeria. On a single day during his visit, there were six suicide bombings by Boko Haram, the largest number ever on any single day. As we will hear later from my noble—and courageous—friend Lady Cox, who has visited these areas, these attacks have been systematic and go...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Leah Sharibu (25 May 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Nigeria about Leah Sharibu, abducted by the Al Barnawi faction of Boko Haram on 19 February from the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State; and what they know of her wellbeing.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Religious Freedom (11 Apr 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy toward extremist Islamist groups such as Boko Haram that make public an intention to ethnically cleanse the Christian population in Nigeria.

Nigeria - Question (26 Mar 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: When the Minister next meets his Nigeria counterparts, will he address two of the causes of the growth of the Fulani militias and Boko Haram and ask him why, in defiance of the Nigerian constitution and Article 18 obligations, sharia law has been imposed in 12 states, providing impunity during the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, abductions, land seizures, murders and violence...

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 - Motion to Take Note (22 Mar 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...s brave Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti, the death sentence imposed on Asia Bibbi, the use of section 295(A) of India’s penal code to attack minorities, and the hunting down of girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria. It is obvious that there is still a long way to go, and that change must come the world over. I therefore hope that the Minister will say something when he replies about...

Sudan and South Sudan - Question for Short Debate (11 Dec 2017)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...I would be most grateful if the Minister, the noble Lord, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, said whether that money is being provided, and whether he has seen reports that Sudanese-made weapons have reached Boko Haram, as we were told during a meeting in which my noble friend Lady Cox and I participated, when we took evidence for a report prepared by the all-party group. Let us set aside our...

Recent Changes to US Immigration Policy - Statement (30 Jan 2017)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...difference in our own narrative between a faithful Muslim who prays in a mosque each week and lives their lives by the tenets of their faith, and those involved in jihadist activities supporting Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda or ISIS, plays into the hands of those very groups?

Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (5th Day) (16 Nov 2016)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...friend has arrived back today from Nigeria, which is not such a bad place to start, because we know that my noble friend travels to dangerous places to see things for herself. In Nigeria, look how Boko Haram—words that mean “eradicate western education”—treats young women. Look at what happened in Chibok. Look at the seizure of those girls. Look at the denial of education for young...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Boko Haram (2 Nov 2016)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that ammunition used by Boko Haram in Nigeria is manufactured in Sudan; that Boko Haram buys its weapons from Al-Geneina City, Darfur; and that Boko Haram uses Sudan as a transit country to link with Saudi Arabia.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Boko Haram (26 Oct 2016)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that ammunition used by Boko Haram in Nigeria is manufactured in Sudan.

Nigeria — Question (17 Dec 2015)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: My Lords, did the Minister hear from her colleague, Tobias Ellwood, about the testimony given by Victoria Youhanna at a recent meeting here in Parliament? Victoria had escaped from Boko Haram. Given that hundreds of girls are still enslaved, abducted, forcibly converted, entrapped in domestic slavery, used as fighters and denied education, will the Minister—referring to the point the noble...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (29 Sep 2015)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of progress in combating Boko Haram in Nigeria; what assessment they have made of how many deaths and acts of terror that group has been responsible for over the past year; and how many of the girls who have been abducted by Boko Haram have been rescued to date.

Queen’s Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (Continued) (28 May 2015)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...singled out; to the burning alive in a kiln of a Christian couple in Pakistan by a mob of 1,300 people while their young children were forced to watch; to the abduction of young girls in Nigeria by Boko Haram; to the beheading in Libya of 21 Egyptian Copts who were working there; and to the beheading of 30 Ethiopian Christians trying to flee these depravities. Since 2011, more than 4...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (8 Dec 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in freeing the Nigerian girls abducted by Boko Haram; what information they have about their wellbeing and fate; and what has been done to seek the referral of Boko Haram to the International Criminal Court for committing crimes against humanity.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (21 Oct 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to halt the killing and displacement of people, and the destruction of churches, in the Nigerian states of Borno and Adamawa by Boko Haram; what is their assessment of the amount of territory which has been seized by Boko Haram; and what is their assessment of how many people have been killed or displaced and how many churches...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Cameroon (13 Oct 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that Boko Haram has targeted Northern Cameroon and that there has been an increase in attacks by Boko Haram on towns and villages in Cameroon.


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