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July 13th, 2020

July 2020 Baroness Cox Questions and Answers in the House of Lords

Full transcripts of the questions asked by Baroness Cox in the House of Lords and the subsequent answers by the Government can be found below. This document will be updated throughout July as answers are published....

June 17th, 2020

All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief Publish Report: Nigeria: Unfolding Genocide?

  On 15/06/20 the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief published a report entitled Nigeria: Unfolding Genocide? Baroness Cox is the current Co-Chair of the APPG for International Freedom of Religion or Belief....

June 12th, 2020

Baroness Cox’s Letter to The Times on Modern Slavery Published 12/06/2020

  Sir, While I support the concerns about the legacy of historical slavery, I fear there is a failure adequately to recognise and respond to the continuing tragedy of modern slavery, which comes in many forms. In recent years slavery has been used as a weapon of war in Sudan; sexual slavery and forced labour has occurred in Burma, former child soldiers are now seeking a new life in northern Uganda and human trafficking is taking place on our own doorsteps....

June 3rd, 2020

Baroness Cox Written Questions and Answers in the HoL June 2020 (Updated)

  Below are the written answers relevant to HART that Baroness Cox has asked over the past month. The document will be continually updated as and when answers are published by the House of Lords. Full transcripts of the questions and answers are available for download here....

May 29th, 2020

Report to the United Nations General Assembly: Eliminating Intolerance and Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief and the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 16

  HART is proud to have recently submitted a report to the United Nations General Assembly entitled, Eliminating Intolerance and Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief and the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 16. The full report can be downloaded below....

May 22nd, 2020

Baroness Cox Written Questions and Answers for May and April 2020

  Below are the written questions relevant to HART and our partner countries asked to the government by Baroness Cox in April and May.   Download the document to read the full transcript of the questions and answers....

May 14th, 2020

Baroness Cox’s Question in the HoL on British Sanctions on Syria during COVID-19- 13/05/20

Baroness Cox: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the humanitarian situation in Syria; and what steps they are taking to initiate the lifting of sanctions on that country.   The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con): My Lords, after years of conflict, Covid-19 poses a particularly significant threat in Syria....

May 4th, 2020

Baroness Cox’s Question in the HoL on Government Support for Charities in Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic- 30/04/2020

  Question: My Lords, I too warmly congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Addington, on this very timely debate. I declare an interest as founder and CEO of the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust, working with partners abroad. I greatly appreciate the contributions, including that of the noble Baroness, Lady Anelay, which have highlighted the issues being faced there....

April 15th, 2020

Easter Monday massacre in Abyei

We are deeply saddened to hear about another attack in Abyei -a disputed region along the border of Sudan/South Sudan- on Easter Monday when 4 people were killed, 2 children abducted, 50 homes were burnt and 95 goats looted. To support the affected community, please donate here and put a reference to ‘Abyei’....

April 9th, 2020

Baroness Cox campaigns for Syria

Baroness Cox has joined with former Ambassadors to Syria and fellow Peers to submit a letter to The Times Newspaper, campaigning for the British Government to lift sanctions on Syria in light of the COVID-19 outbreak....
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