September 20th, 2018

Baroness Cox receives written answer to questions on Sudan

Baroness Cox (crossbench) posed questions to the UK Government about Sudan on 19 September.
Question 1:
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they last raised issues of freedom of religion for Christians in Sudan with their Sudanese counterparts.
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August 7th, 2018

Baroness Cox receives answers to her written questions on the resettlement of White Helmets (Syria)

Baroness Cox (crossbench) posed questions to the UK Government about the statement on the resettlement of White Helmets by the Foreign Secretary and the International Development Secretary on 22 July. Question 1: 
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement on the resettlement of White Helmets by the Foreign Secretary and the International Development Secretary on 22 July, whether members of that group will be resettled in the UK.
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August 6th, 2018

Response from Minister of Africa for Letter about Sudan

  We received a response to our open letter, signed by over 500 politicians, civil society organisations and individuals, that was handed to 10 Downing Street on June 30th, following the All Sudan Demonstration. Sent from Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Africa, on behalf of the Government, the letter accepts that more can be done by Sudan to ensure human rights are upheld....

August 3rd, 2018

World Humanitarian Day – #HEART2HART

On 19th August 2018, we will celebrate World Humanitarian Day and shine a light on the millions of civilians caught up in hidden conflicts around the world.

We often get told by our supporters that they love what we do, to which we always reply, it’s not us, it is our partners who do all the hard work....

July 30th, 2018

Karen Communities Worldwide Statement

Karen Communities Worldwide released a statement to the UN Security Council. The Karen people have been subject to human rights violations by the successive civilian and military governments in Burma for decades. This statement calls on the UN Security Council to refer Burma to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for effective action to take place....

July 30th, 2018

SWAN Training Update: The Contraceptive Implant

Family planning can change a woman’s life and yet, women in Shan State have limited access to contraceptive health resources. In May, Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN) organised a training session for six health workers from SWAN’s women’s well-being program.  ...

July 19th, 2018

Baroness Cox in Parliament: Oral question on Armenia

Yesterday, Baroness Cox discussed continuing relations between the United Kingdom, Armenia and the European Union in a Parliamentary debate.  Watch Baroness Cox speaking at the debate: Transcript: My Lords, I add my thanks to the Minister for introducing these agreeme...

July 18th, 2018

Baroness Cox talks escalating violence in Nigeria

On the 17th of July 2018, Baroness Cox (crossbench) talks in the House of Lords and asks the UK Government how they will respond to the escalating violence between communities and armed groups in Nigeria. A copy of the full debate can be found here. _________________________...

July 16th, 2018

Baroness Cox receives an answer to her question on the UK government’s aid provisions to returning refugees in Burma.

11th July- Baroness Cox asked the UK Government about making humanitarian aid accessible to returning refugees in Burma.  Question:  To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to provide humanitarian aid to any refugees forced to return to Chin State, Myanmar, from Malaysia and other countries....

July 16th, 2018

Baroness Cox receives an answer to her written question on the forced repatriation of Burmese refugees

9th July- Baroness Cox asked the UK Government on their actions if refugees from Burma were to be forcefully repatriated from Malaysia. Question:  To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they will make to the governments of Myanmar and of Malaysia in the event of the forced repatriation of refugees from Malaysia to Chin State, Myanmar....
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