Results 1–20 of 46 for boko haram speaker:Lord Alton of Liverpool

Niger — Question (25 Jan 2012)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: My Lords, has the Minister seen the reports this week that Boko Haram, the radical Islamist group in Nigeria, has been responsible for a large number of people escaping from the violence there into neighbouring areas in Niger, and that this is both leading to an exodus of refugees, compounding the existing problems in Niger, and preventing food being transported from Nigeria into Niger? Did...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Political Groups: Islamist Organisations (11 Jun 2012)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have designated Boko Haram as a terrorist organisation.

Nigeria — Question (24 Jul 2012)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: My Lords, given that 600 people in Nigeria have already been murdered this year by Boko Haram, which states that it wants to extinguish all reference to western ideals, including democracy, why have we not proscribed it as a terrorist organisation in the United Kingdom? Has the Minister had a chance to look at the information which I have sent to his office about the links between funding...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (29 Oct 2012)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the Human Rights Watch report Spiralling Violence: Boko Haram Attacks and Security Force Abuses in Nigeria, published on 11 October.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (7 Nov 2012)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last discussed the role of Boko Haram in Nigeria with the Government of Nigeria; and what is their assessment of alleged links and connections between Boko Haram and groups or individuals in the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (13 Nov 2012)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what information they have about the attack on St. Rita's Church, Kaduna, Nigeria, on 28 October; and what is their assessment of the role played by Boko Haram in that attack.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (14 Nov 2012)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in establishing whether or not there are links between Boko Haram and organisations and individuals in the United Kingdom.

Algeria — Statement (21 Jan 2013)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...and the other grieving families as they try to come to terms with their loss? As this jihadist contagion threatens other countries, especially Nigeria, will he look again at the proscribing of Boko Haram, which has been responsible for hundreds of deaths, and the need to find political and economic solutions to deter the easy recruitment of the disaffected, as well as the wisdom of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Ansaru (4 Feb 2013)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...by Her Majesty's Government as a terrorist organisation in November 2012, how many attacks and fatalities have been attributed to Ansaru; how many attacks and fatalities have been attributed to Boko Haram; and what factors have led to the proscribing of Ansaru but not Boko Haram.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (23 Sep 2013)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that 20 Nigerians in Bama and Damasak have been killed by members of Boko Haram; and what discussions they have had with the Government of Nigeria about the role of Boko Haram following the United Kingdom’s decision to proscribe that organisation.

Human Rights — Motion to Take Note (21 Nov 2013)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ..., and why we should use our liberties and freedoms to speak for the women in the Congo, the dissidents in Iran, the 300,000 in the gulags in North Korea or the 44 young people who were murdered by Boko Haram while sleeping in a dormitory in northern Nigeria. Anyone who doubts the relevance or purpose of your Lordships’ House should read today’s Hansard. During my time here, I have felt...

Central African Republic — Question (16 Jan 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...are playing in the Central African Republic? Can she tell us what the Security Council is doing to ensure that the western borders of the republic are secured, so that organisations such as Boko Haram are not able to influence events inside the CAR, where jihadists are already present?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (11 Feb 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the attacks on villages in Adamawa and Borno states, Nigeria, on 26 January by members of Boko Haram; and when Ministers last met the Nigerian High Commissioner and representatives of the government of Nigeria to discuss the role of Boko Haram.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (11 Mar 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Nigeria following the recent attacks by Boko Haram at a boarding school in Yobe state, on students at St Joseph’s Seminary, Shuwa and at St Paul’s Catholic Church in Waga Chakawa, Madagali.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Turkey (27 Mar 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...Her Majesty’s Government whether they have had discussions with the government of Turkey concerning reports that Turkish Airlines was used to ship weapons to the Nigerian terrorist organisation Boko Haram.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nigeria (7 Apr 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...assessment they have made of the number of people (1) displaced, and (2) facing a humanitarian crisis, in the northern Nigerian states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa as a result of the insurgency by Boko Haram; and what assessment they have made of the needs of those people for aid.

Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (Continued) (11 Jun 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...State, the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi, has taken in demonstrating that gender, talent and faith can be great assets while holding high office. How very different the situation is in Nigeria, where Boko Haram—which means “eradicate western education”—can abduct and kill with impunity. How very different the situation is in Sudan, which incarcerates a woman and sentences her to death...

Universal Declaration of Human Rights — Motion to Take Note (24 Jul 2014)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...Nigeria, another crisis is looming for religion and unfolding on a daily basis. There are reports of collusion between elements of the military and Islamist forces. This week marks 100 days since Boko Haram abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok. Are we any nearer to finding them? My noble friend Lady Cox has just returned from Nigeria and will have much more to say about the...

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.

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 Christian groups in northern Cameroon have been particularly targeted by Boko Haram.


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