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Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Feb 2021)

Edward Davey: .... The BBC, international media and human rights non-governmental organisations are all reporting on forced labour camps, women being raped and sterilised, and families being separated. This is a genocide happening in front of our eyes. So does the Prime Minister agree with me that, unless China ends this genocide, Britain and Team GB should boycott the winter Olympics in Beijing next year?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China: Uighurs (24 Feb 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of the United States about the previous US administration’s determination that China has committed genocide in its repression of Uighurs and other minority groups; and what plans they have to make a similar determination.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China: Uighurs (24 Feb 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...what assessment they have made of the legal opinion by Alison Macdonald QC, Jackie McArthur, Naomi Hart and Lorraine Aboagye on International criminal responsibility for crimes against humanity and genocide against the Uyghur population in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, published on 26 January.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Private Military and Security Companies (24 Feb 2021)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...abroad, which may be prosecuted in the UK where UK law makes such provision. For example, under the International Criminal Courts Acts of 2001, UK courts have jurisdiction to prosecute acts of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by UK nationals either inside or outside of the United Kingdom, and offences of murder committed outside the jurisdiction may be prosecuted...

Trade Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments: Motion B1 (as an amendment to Motion B) (23 Feb 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...to by other noble Lords, to speak and to act. We must use our privileges; we must uphold our values and give the world a lead. The 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide was signed by us as a state. It is not a multilateral document but a document affirmed by us as a state, and it places duties on us: to prevent genocide, but also to protect and to punish...

Trade Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments: Motion B (23 Feb 2021)

...Amendments 2B and 3B, to which the Commons have disagreed, and do agree with the Commons in their Amendments 3C and 3D in lieu. 3C: Insert the following new Clause—“2A Free trade agreements and genocide(1) Subsection (2) applies if the responsible committee of the House of Commons publishes a report which—(a) states that there exist credible reports of genocide in the territory of a...

Trade Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) (23 Feb 2021)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: ...vote on these amendments because, in the way that they scheduled all this, the Government bundled them all into one. Members of the Commons with a particular view on scrutiny, human rights, genocide or anything else were asked to support or oppose the Whip in one particular vote. I do not think that that reflects very well on the way in which the Government have approached the Trade Bill...

Covid-19: Surplus Vaccine Doses - Private Notice Question (22 Feb 2021)

Lord Harris of Haringey: ...for its generosity in the recipient countries, if it does turn out to be generous, and will we be content to see these vaccines going to countries whose Governments are engaging, for example, in genocide or human rights abuses?

Covid-19: Surplus Vaccine Doses - Private Notice Question (22 Feb 2021)

Lord Harris of Haringey: ...for its generosity in the recipient countries, if it does turn out to be generous, and will we be content to see these vaccines going to countries whose Governments are engaging, for example, in genocide or human rights abuses?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China: Uighurs (22 Feb 2021)

Nusrat Ghani: ...implications for its policies of the legal opinion by Alison Macdonald QC, Jackie McArthur, Naomi Hart and Lorraine Aboagye on International criminal responsibility for crimes against humanity and genocide against the Uyghur population in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, published on 26 January 2021.

Trade Deals (Countries Linked to Genocide) (18 Feb 2021)

Trade Deals (Countries Linked to Genocide)

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: World War II: Genocide (17 Feb 2021)

Baroness Deech: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their report Britain’s Promise to Remember: The Prime Minister’s Holocaust Commission Report, published in January 2015, what progress they have made on implementing the recommendation of that report (1) to set up an endowment fund to secure the long term future of Holocaust education, and (2) create a professorial chair on Holocaust education.

Written Answers — Department for Education: World War II: Genocide (16 Feb 2021)

Baroness Deech: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by University College London What do Students Know and Understand about the Holocaust, published on 19 April 2018, what plans they have for the reform of holocaust education in schools.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Genocide (15 Feb 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether it remains their policy that the determination of genocide is a matter for international judicial systems.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pension Funds: Human Rights (12 Feb 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they take to ensure that the investment strategies of pension funds and other institutional investors take into account (1) crimes against humanity, and (2) genocide, as social risk factors.

Myanmar - Statement (11 Feb 2021)

Baroness Smith of Newnham: My Lords, the Minister’s indication that the Government are thinking of formally intervening in the Gambia’s genocide case against Myanmar, at the ICJ, is welcome. Given the Government’s preference for Parliament to express its views on genocide now, rather than taking things to a court, could the Minister tell the House whether parliamentary interventions and suggestions on how to...

Trade Bill: After Clause 2 - Parliamentary approval of international trade agreements and treaties (9 Feb 2021)

Greg Hands: ...to Xinjiang. That is why the Foreign Secretary announced stepped-up measures last month, including ones relating to trade and supply chains. But today’s debate is not about whether there is a genocide in Xinjiang. It is about who triggers a debate in Parliament on whether there are credible reports of genocide. As the former Attorney General, my right hon. and learned Friend the Member...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Genocide (8 Feb 2021)

Nusrat Ghani: ...of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Prime Minister's oral contribution of 20 January 2021, Official Report, column 959, that that the attribution of genocide is a judicial matter, whether it is his policy that the recognition of genocide is a matter for the courts.

National Security and Investment Bill - Second Reading (4 Feb 2021)

Lord Fox: ...Bill is being launched into a vacuum. The integrated security review is not there yet; as I have said, we need a better picture of the geopolitical outlook. Furthermore, there is no solid marker on genocide, and we are already hearing it come up here. The Government should and could have allotted time to deal with that in a separate Bill, and they are reaping the whirlwind of not doing...

Treatment of Uyghur Women: Xinjiang Detention Camps (4 Feb 2021)

Stephen Kinnock: .... The Chinese Government’s own statistics show that birth rates in Xinjiang fell by a third in 2017-18—further evidence that what is happening may meet the international legal definition of genocide, which the new US Administration have already acknowledged. Last month the Foreign Secretary rightly condemned the events in Xinjiang as “barbarism we had hoped was lost to another...


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