February 9th, 2018
Baroness Cox poses written questions to HM Government
Baroness Cox (Crossbench) has posed 6 written questions to the UK Government about recent developments in Syria and Nigeria (This article will be updated as soon as answers have been received)
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Nigeria regarding reports by Amnesty International that unlawful and excessive force has been used by the Nigerian Air Force against civilians in Lawaru, Dong, Kodomti, Shafaron, and Nzuruwei.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Nigeria regarding reports of attacks by Islamist Fulani herders on Christian communities.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Amnesty International’s recommendation that, following recent military attacks on villages in Adamawa State, the Nigerian Air Force should submit its video footage and all relevant information it holds to the Nigerian authorities, specifically the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Nigeria in response to reports of Christian villages in Adamawa State being simultaneously attacked by the Nigerian Air Force and Islamist Fulani herders.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the speech by the United States Secretary of State on 17 January, in which he referred to “stabilization initiatives” in liberated areas of Syria; and whether UK military personnel seconded to the Coalition are involved in such initiatives, either in the field or at Coalition headquarters.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 20 December 2017 (HL Deb, col 2112), whether they have undertaken the investigation into UK Government funding of bodies in Syria allied to jihadists; and what were the findings of that investigation.
You can see all of Baroness Cox’s written questions and answers here
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