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Results 141–160 of 1300 for eritrea

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council – 15 May 2017 (16 Oct 2017)

Alan Duncan: ...warmly thanked the UK for the London Conference which offered an opportunity to stabilise Somalia. Other areas highlighted for increased EU action were the border conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea, the Nile basin tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia, and using the EU-strategic partnership with Ethiopia to deliver messages on human rights and political reform. EU-Africa Mogherini...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Debts owed by Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations in the United Kingdom: 2016 (11 Oct 2017)

Boris Johnson: ...Arabia 1,808 £ 197,875 High Commission for Belize 1,670 £ 206,635 Embassy of Estonia 1,437 £ 177,645 Embassy of the Dominican Republic 1,221 £ 146,260 Embassy of the State of Eritrea 1,209 £ 142,925 High Commission for Guyana 1,102 £ 129,105 The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the International Maritime Organisation 1,021 £ 126,795 Embassy...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Religious Freedom (13 Sep 2017)

Mark Field: ...to Russia's Supreme Court ruling banning Jehovah's Witnesses as 'extremists'. Officials from our Embassy in Moscow have attended court hearings and continue to monitor this case closely. In Eritrea, we have continued to call on the Government to release all prisoners detained without due process, including those detained for their religious beliefs. And in Sudan, we lobbied consistently on...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sanctions (7 Sep 2017)

Alan Duncan: ...activity in Afghanistan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burma, Burundi, Central African Republic, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Republic of Guinea, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Ukraine, Yemen and Zimbabwe. The form of these...

International Day of Democracy (6 Sep 2017)

Jim Shannon: ...and face discrimination that prevents them from gaining equal access to food, shelter, education, employment and the ownership of houses and property—just normal life for the rest of us. In Eritrea, 122 Christians, including entire families and disabled people, were rounded up from their homes in May and detained. This escalation in the crackdown on Christians coincides with the Orthodox...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report 2016 (20 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: ...Countries. These are: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Burma, Burundi, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Libya, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea: Christianity (17 Jul 2017)

Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the UN on the cases of Eritrean Christians who are subject to alleged persecution and harassment in that country.

Persecution of Christians: Role of UK Embassies — [David Hanson in the Chair] (4 Jul 2017)

Liz McInnes: ...overt and violent; it can be subtle and sometimes quite difficult to identify. In his introduction, he highlighted cases that we are sadly all too familiar with: the treatment of Christians in Eritrea; the declaration of Jehovah’s Witnesses as extremists in Moscow; the attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt by ISIS or Daesh—whichever term hon. Member’s prefer; persecution in Egypt,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (3 Jul 2017)

the Bishop of Coventry: Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Eritrea regarding the ongoing detention of the Eritrean Orthodox Patriarch Abune Antonios.

Housing and Social Security (22 Jun 2017)

Jim Shannon: ...25 million to 500,000 in Syria. Many Christians remain displaced and face discrimination that prevents them from gaining equal access to food, shelter, education and work. In May, 122 Christians in Eritrea were rounded up from their homes and detained, including disabled people and entire families. That escalation in the crackdown on Christians coincides with the Orthodox archbishop’s...

Scottish Parliament: Destitution (Asylum and Immigration) (30 May 2017)

Ross Greer: ...Africa. She was pregnant by rape and had been kidnapped twice and forced into prostitution, and her best friend had drowned in the Mediterranean. We saw the grave of Walala, an 18-year-old from Eritrea who had suffered terrible burns when gas canisters had exploded in the Libyan warehouse that she was held in. Rather than take her to hospital, the people smugglers put her on a boat to die...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund and Prosperity Fund (21 Mar 2017)

Boris Johnson: ...been made on the grounds of operational security; Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma, Burundi, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia , Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Mali, Morocco, Moldova, Nepal, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Overseas Territories,...

Detention of Vulnerable Persons — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (14 Mar 2017)

Anne McLaughlin: ...anything life throws at me, it was so hard to hear that from somebody.” I will now go to my worst-case scenario—the worst experience that any of my friends have ever had. A friend of mine from Eritrea and her 10-year-old son were detained in Dungavel immigration removal centre. I want at this point to mention the work of Scottish Detainee Visitors. Its visitors visit people in Dungavel...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Mental Health (14 Mar 2017)

Tom Brake: ...the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the mental health needs of children fleeing conflict in (a) Syria, (b) Iraq, (c) Afghanistan and (d) Eritrea.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Eritrea (8 Mar 2017)

Daniel Kawczynski: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum applications to the UK by Eritrean nationals were (a) made and (b) granted in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Eritrea: Children (27 Feb 2017)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government has taken to (a) ensure that Eritrean minors who are returned from the Shagarab Camp in Sudan to Eritrea, as part of the Khartoum Process, are not subjected to imprisonment and abuse by the Eritrean authorities and (b) put in place work to monitor those minors returned.

Written Answers — Home Office: Eritrea: Fraud (27 Feb 2017)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government has taken to increase capacity building in Eritrea to counter the production and use of forged and fraudulent documents; whether such steps include increasing cooperation with Frontex and Europol; how many British personnel are involved in such activity; and what the cost to the public purse is of that activity.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea and Sudan: Military Aid (27 Feb 2017)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many British personnel have been involved in the training of Sudanese Rapid Support Forces in Sudan and the Eritrean Border Force as part of the UK's involvement in the Valetta Action Plan and the Khartoum Process; and what the cost of that training has been to the public purse.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea and Sudan: Military Aid (27 Feb 2017)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government has taken to train Rapid Support Forces in Sudan and the Eritrean Border Force as part of the UK's involvement in the Valetta Action Plan and the Khartoum Process.

Unaccompanied Children (Greece and Italy) (23 Feb 2017)

Yvette Cooper: ...The work brought many vulnerable children to this country and safety. This was Britain doing our bit to help some of the most vulnerable and at-risk children. We have examples of teenage girls from Eritrea who have been abused, who have been raped and who have been through terrible ordeals but are now safe in school in Britain. We have examples of 12-year-olds from Afghanistan who are now...


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