Results 141–160 of 200 for terrorism speaker:Jeremy Corbyn

Orders of the Day — Latin America (26 Jul 1993)

Jeremy Corbyn: military regimes and because they believed in a genuine form of liberty. Although no one can be happy with the current situation in Peru and Bolivia, there is an economic dimension to the terror. The poverty in many of the rural areas and the lack of decent prices for the primary products produced by the campesinos, particularly those in the Andean region, have turned those people...

Orders of the Day — Statement on the Defence Estimates 1992 (21 Jun 1993)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...political oppression and human rights abuses"— which receive scant regard from the Ministry of Defence and the arms manufacturers, who are happy to sell arms to Indonesia and similar regimes— terrorism, crime and disease. We are on completely the wrong track. We should look to develop peace in the world, and to develop and support peaceful institutions, rather than arming ourselves for...

Orders of the Day — Asylum and Immigration Appeals Bill: Before clause 3 (7 Jun 1993)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...of voluntary scheme. That is not satisfactory, and we shall return to the question of guaranteeing real support, real friendship and real protection for victims of the most appalling brutality and terror that exists around the world today.

Orders of the Day — Caravan Sites (Amendment) Bill (5 Feb 1993)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...hon. Gentleman seems to be heading off in a curious direction. Precisely what legal means does he propose to adopt to stop certain Irish people coming to this country? Apart from the prevention of terrorism legislation, which applies to people from any country, there is no legal provision to stop Irish people coming here. Is he seriously proposing that the relationship between the people...

Counter-terrorism (8 May 1992)

Jeremy Corbyn: Does the Home Secretary accept that there have been some monstrous miscarriages of justice as a result of the operation of the prevention of terrorism Act, such as that of the Guildford Four? What assurances can he give us that undercover operations by the security services will not in themselves lead to further serious miscarriages of justice because of the lack of accountability of those...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Prevention of Terrorism Act (14 Nov 1991)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what are the total number of residents of Northern Ireland who have been questioned under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and (a) subsequently charged and (b) convicted or had an exclusion order placed upon them since 1974.

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Prevention of Terrorism Act (14 Nov 1991)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...cannot provide information that must be available to the police and to the Northern Ireland Office about the number of people in Northern Ireland who have been questioned under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and subsequently charged and convicted. If the pattern in Northern Ireland is the same as in the rest of the United Kingdom, the Minister will know that the number of persons there...

Orders of the Day — School Teachers' Pay and Conditions (No. 2) Bill (29 Apr 1991)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...most odious men—General Pinochet—from visiting this country to take part in an arms exhibition? You must be aware that thousands of people have sought refuge in this country from his regime of terror who lost relatives in the secret prisons and torture chambers under his fascist regime.

Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Bill (19 Nov 1990)

Jeremy Corbyn: I thank the right hon. Gentleman for giving way a second time. He will recall that the European Court of Human Rights expressed grave reservations about the operation of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989. Is he satisfied that the Bill will meet the requirements of that court on holding prisoners without access to legal representatives?

Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Bill (19 Nov 1990)

Jeremy Corbyn: Many people are concerned about the operation of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act. Does the Secretary of State think it right that those who have been before the courts in this country, originally arrested under that Act and subsequently released by the court because no case was found against them, should be made the subject of a banishment order signed by the Secretary...

Opposition Day: Prevention of Terrorism (6 Mar 1990)

Jeremy Corbyn: I oppose the order. I draw to the attention of the House the fact that the first person in this country to be arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act was Paul Hill, a constituent of mine, who was arrested after the Guildford arid Woolwich pub bombings. It later transpired not only that he was not in Guildford or Woolwich and, therefore, did not plant any of the bombs—he was not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Colombia (7 Feb 1990)

Jeremy Corbyn: Does the Minister agree that in addition to the appalling terror perpetrated on the people of Colombia by the drug barons, there is also a serious problem of human rights abuses by the police and armed forces against human rights workers, peasant leaders and trade unionists? When he next meets the Government of Colombia will he press upon them the real concern of many people round the world...

Orders of the Day — Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities (23 Nov 1989)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...and learned Gentleman announce that he is prepared to establish a new form of appeal system, so that those who have been convicted on the basis of confessional evidence obtained under prevention of terrorism legislation can be brought once again before the Court of Appeal and their cases reopened and and re-examined? In that way, people such as the Birmingham Six who have been wrongfully...

Business of the House (26 Oct 1989)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...lawyers or anybody else during the past 15 years, and the practice of the police investigating the police when malpractice appears? We should also discuss the operation of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 1974, bearing in mind that my constituent Paul Hill has just been released after serving 15 years for a crime that he did not commit and that he was the first person to be accused under...

Business of the House (9 Feb 1989)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...take time to read early-day motion 403? [That this House questions the judgement of the North London Polytechnic governors in permitting the employment to take place of an Irishman connected with terrorism and who was convicted and imprisoned for offences related to explosives and is concerned that this person is in a position to influence young people at taxpayers' expense.] My hon....

House of Commons (Services) (10 Nov 1987)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...that Mr. Bennett has not been convicted of anything, because the conviction was quashed by the Court of Appeal in 1975; it did not say that the exclusion order placed on him under the Prevention of Terrorism Act in 1978 was lifted, after a three-month trial at the Old Bailey during which he defended himself and was complimented on his ability to do so by Judge Alan King-Hamilton. The...

Orders of the Day — Central America (24 Mar 1987)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...230 disappeared. This is something that is well documented by many people. I shall not quote sources such as the FMLN and others, but Senator John F. Kerry, writing in "E1 Salvador Update: Counter Terrorism in Action", which is based on the findings of a research team in E1 Salvador in 1986, investigating United States assistance to the E1 Salvadorean police. He said: As a member of the...

Orders of the Day — Central America (15 Dec 1986)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...). Eucebio recognized two of them: Alejandro Palacios, who had been a member of Somoza's National Guard, and Raul Blandon, 19, who himself had been kidnapped the previous year (18). Raul begged "El Terror," the leader, to let his cousin Eucebio go and was threatened with death (19).Along with Eucebio, the contras kidnapped his two uncles, Cesario Rizo Blandon, 64, whom they murdered, and...

Business of the House (4 Dec 1986)

Jeremy Corbyn: opportunity to see early-day motions 275 and 276 concerning the training of El Salvadorean army officers by the British Army and the hosting of a conference in London this weekend about Contra terrorism in Nicaragua? [That this House deplores the decision of Her Majesty's Government to offer training facilities to officers of the El Salvador army; considers the record of the armed...

Business of the House (3 Jul 1986)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...paramilitary activities against Nicaragua; notes further that the Court found against the United States of America on various charges, including the mining of Nicaraguan ports and thefinancing of terrorism through aid to the Contra forces; is conscious that the Court found no merit in the United States counter-claim of self-defence; supports the decision of the Court in ordering...

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