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Afghanistan - Question (15 Oct 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...to early child marriage, denying girls the chance of an education, is there any sign that the Taliban has modified its implacable hatred of girls’ education, exemplified by its attempts in Pakistan to murder Malala Yousafzai?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Pakistan: Ahmadiyya (15 Oct 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about safeguarding the Ahmadi Muslim community, following the killings of Naeem-ud-dine Khattak and two other Ahmadi Muslims in Peshawar; when they last discussed Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the government of Pakistan; and what response they received.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Pakistan: Forced Marriage (6 Oct 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have assessed the capacity of legal mechanisms in Pakistan to handle cases of victims of child, early and forced marriage; and if not, what plans they have to do so.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Pakistan: Forced Marriage (6 Oct 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about the issue of child, early and forced marriage, and in particular where the victims are members of religious minorities who have been abducted, forcibly converted and abused; what UK Aid projects support victims of child, early and forced marriage in Pakistan; and what assistance...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Religious Freedom (6 Oct 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last made representations to the government of Pakistan about the recognition of baptism certificates and school records as evidence to be used in cases of abductions, forced marriage and forced conversions to determine the ages of victims; and what support they have provided to that country to enable such data to be included on its National...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Saneha Kinza Iqbal (2 Oct 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Pakistan about the case of Saneha Kinza Iqbal; whether, in such discussions, they have raised the access of Saneha Kinza Iqbal to impartial legal assistance without involvement by any member of the family or other person associated with the abductor; and what plans they have to raise (1) forced conversion,...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Pakistan: Schools (17 Sep 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that £50 million of UK funding was provided for the construction of classrooms in areas of Pakistan after being warned that it was an earthquake zone, and that the classrooms were subsequently abandoned; what education provision is now available to the children who were to be taught in those schools; and who took the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Religious Freedom (13 Jul 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the Speaker of Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly that the construction of a new Hindu temple in Islamabad should be forbidden; what representations they intend to make to the government of Pakistan about (1) the obligations under Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and (2) the freedom of...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Religious Freedom (3 Jul 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about freedom of religion or belief in view of reports that that government's State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs has voiced support for an anti-Ahmadiyya twitter campaign by calling for Ahmadis to be punished by death.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Forced Marriage (29 Jun 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Pakistan about tackling forced conversions and marriages of religious minority girls and women in Pakistan; and what plans they have to raise forced conversion, forced marriages, abductions and abuse of religious minority women and girls at the next Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan and in other relevant...

Covid-19: International Response - Motion to Consider (18 May 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...is the international community saying about the stigmatisation and violence directed at Muslim minorities in India, who are blamed for the spread of the virus, or Christian and Hindu minorities in Pakistan, who are denied access to food packages? In Nigeria, under the cover of Covid, terror groups such as Boko Haram have intensified the frequency of attacks. Are we getting help to victims,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Ahmadiyya (23 Mar 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about the reported occupation of an Ahmadiyya place of worship in District Kusur, Punjab, by anti-Ahmadi extremists, denying Ahmadi Muslims the right to worship.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Saleem Masih (18 Mar 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about reports that Saleem Masih was tortured and killed after being accused of polluting a tube well he had bathed in due to his Christianity on 22 February.

Covid-19 Update - Statement (17 Mar 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: My Lords, I have a question about the diaspora and the ambassadorial corps. This morning, I was able to meet the Pakistan high commissioner, Mohammad Zakaria, who was concerned—as we all are—about the spread of coronavirus and the implications for his community; other ambassadors and high commissioners will be thinking the same. What are we doing to ensure that the corps as a whole...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Religious Freedom (22 Jan 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) reports that Jagjit Kaye was kidnapped and forced to convert from Sikhism to Islam, and (2) the Pakistan Centre for Social Justice's findings that there have been 160 cases of forced conversion since 2013 in Pakistan; and what representations they intend to make to the government of Pakistan about such conversions.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Ahmadiyya (5 Nov 2019)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...they have made of reports of an attack by authorities in Punjab which destroyed part of the Ahmadiyya Muslim mosque in Hasilpur; and what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan to end discrimination and persecution of Ahmadis.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Minority Groups (4 Nov 2019)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide training for Pakistani minority groups and non-governmental organisations on how to (1) organise, campaign and lobby for their rights, and (2) respond to the shrinking of civil society space in Pakistan; and how the persecution of Ahmadi and Christian minorities was raised during the visit to Pakistan by HRH the Duke of Cambridge.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Pakistan: Religious Freedom (30 Oct 2019)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they intend to have with the Pakistan Public Services Commissions about ways in which to support the training and professional development of workers from religious minority backgrounds; and what plans they have to increase aid funding to be used for training teachers in Pakistan to promote freedom of religion or belief.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Pakistan: Religious Freedom (30 Oct 2019)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to support the government of Pakistan to develop financial incentives for parents from marginalised religious minority communities to register their children upon birth, and to send them to schools.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Pakistan: Minority Groups (30 Oct 2019)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to require organisations that receive UK aid funding for projects in Pakistan to hire at least 5 per cent of any in-country staff from minority communities.


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