Tigray: War Crimes

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 30th June 2021.

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Photo of Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decision of the Office of the Prosecutor in Belgium to use universal jurisdiction to prosecute war crimes and atrocities in Tigray; and what plans they have, if any, to consider taking similar action.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Any decision to investigate and prosecute crimes of universal jurisdiction is for the police and the appropriate prosecuting body.

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