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Journalists: International Protection (9 Jan 2019)

Ann Clwyd: ...least 251 journalists were jailed in 2018, underlining authoritarian Governments’ ongoing attempts to close down critical reporting. According to the CPJ, Turkey, China, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Eritrea are imprisoning the highest number of journalists, as the right hon. Member for Maldon mentioned. For the third year in a row, Turkey, China and Egypt are responsible for more than half of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Applications (7 Jan 2019)

Caroline Nokes: ...; Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Liberia, Malaysia, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal,...

Rohingya Refugee Crisis (20 Dec 2018)

Stephen Twigg: ...other protracted displacement crises. The International Development Committee was in east Africa last month, looking at some of the consequences of displacement from South Sudan, Sudan, Congo and Eritrea, and at how in Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda there are now sustained attempts to set up programmes that provide hope to not only refugees and internally displaced people but the often very...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Debts owed by Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations in the United Kingdom: 2017 (18 Dec 2018)

Jeremy Hunt: ... 2,009 £ 245,590 Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 1,826 £ 200,150 High Commission for Belize 1,779 £ 220,740 Embassy of Estonia 1,455 £ 180,115 Embassy of the State of Eritrea 1,266 £ 150,530 Embassy of the Dominican Republic 1,231 £ 147,690 High Commission for Guyana 1,186 £ 139,635 The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council – 10 December 2018 (18 Dec 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...extended the restrictive measures currently in place against the Democratic Republic of the Congo until 12 December 2019; - The Council decided to repeal the EU restrictive measures against Eritrea following the adoption on 14 November 2018 by the United Nations Security Council of resolution 2444 (2018) terminating, with immediate effect, all UN restrictive measures against Eritrea; -...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Eritrea: Overseas Aid (17 Dec 2018)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department has plans to allocate additional aid for Eritrea as a result of the lifting of international sanctions.

Reconciliation: Role of British Foreign, Defence and International Development Policy - Motion to Take Note (14 Dec 2018)

Lord Anderson of Swansea: ...problems may indeed be without solution and our best efforts must be directed at preventing the worst—or, in despair, redrawing national boundaries, as happened, for example, between Ethiopia and Eritrea and is now in prospect between Serbia and Kosovo. Perhaps also the Arab-Israeli conflict may fall into this category. Much valuable work has been done at a micro level and I applaud the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: Political Prisoners (13 Dec 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent estimate he has made of the total number of political prisoners in Eritrea.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: National Service (13 Dec 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his counterpart in Eritrea on (a) ending forced conscription and (b) demobilising those currently subject to forced conscription in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: Christianity (13 Dec 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his counterpart in Eritrea on the persecution of members of Christian denominations banned by the Government of that country.

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) (5 Dec 2018)

Lord Davies of Stamford: ...emigration and the greatest numbers of people wanting to leave. The countries where there is the greatest emigration at the moment are well known; if I am not mistaken, they are Syria, Somaliland, Eritrea, South Sudan, Afghanistan and Iraq. All those countries have had a difficult history in recent years and the tradition of political violence and extremism. Cultural integration issues...

Backbench Business (29 Nov 2018)

Jeremy Lefroy: ...spoke to one or two of them and, interestingly, although one would think most would have come from the middle east because of the conflict there, most actually came from countries such as Ethiopia, Eritrea and Nigeria. What struck me—and it is something I have been passionate about for most of my working life, including in this place—was the need for jobs and livelihoods, which applies...

Kindertransport Commemoration - Question for Short Debate (26 Nov 2018)

Lord Beecham: ...been resettled in the city by the city council, with a commitment to resettle another 27 families by the end of the current scheme in 2020. The numbers also include families from Sudan, Iraq and Eritrea. Further, children’s social care is currently supporting eight unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, out of a total of 20 anticipated from 11 countries, who are now considered care...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: Emigration (26 Nov 2018)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of people seeking to leave Eritrea; and what steps the Khartoum Process is taking to reduce this.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: Religious Freedom (23 Nov 2018)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the level of religious freedom and tolerance in Eritrea.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: Sanctions (21 Nov 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his policy is on proposals to lift the UN arms embargo and other sanctions on the Government of Eritrea.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Djibouti: Eritrea (21 Nov 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the progress of talks between the Governments of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia on resolving ongoing disputes between Djibouti and Eritrea and normalising relations between those countries.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Horn of Africa: Foreign Relations (21 Nov 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the outcomes of the tripartite meeting of the leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia in Gondar on 9 November 2018.

Scottish Parliament: Day of the Imprisoned Writer (15 Nov 2018)

Christina McKelvie: ...exposing corruption connected to the Panama papers. Dawit Isaak, a poet, playwright and journalist, was arrested in 2001 and is reported to have been tortured and kept in solitary confinement in Eritrea for the past 17 years. In Turkey, about which we have heard much today, writers and journalists like Zehra Dogan remain in prison, having been caught up in the wave of repression that...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Human Rights (2 Nov 2018)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last discussed human rights violations in (1) Bahrain; (2) Cameroon; (3) Eritrea; and (4) the Philippines with the respective governments of those countries.


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