Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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Providing parliamentarians with the information to act together to prevent genocides and crimes against humanity; learning from past genocides; supporting victims of genocides and crimes against humanity; promoting active peace building.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

1. HL Bill 94 (as introduced)
05/02/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Bill 9458/1 Genocide Determination Bill [HL]CONTENTS1Determination of cases of genocide, crimes against

2. HL Bill 13 (as introduced) (PDF)
21/10/2019 - Bill Documents

Found: HL Bill 1357/2 Genocide Determination Bill [HL] 1ABILLTOProvide for the High Court of Engl and and Wales

3. Atrocities against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang
23/03/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: definitions of genocide and crimes against humanity, and formal determinations of this genocide and crimes against

4. Justice for the Yazidi and other religious minority victims of Daesh genocide
15/09/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: 278 to 0 in favour of declaring the crimes of Daesh as genocide; notes that the Government contributed

5. Notices of Amendments as at 14 October 2020
15/10/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: international crimes (such as torture, genocide, crimes against humanity, and certain war crimes) from the

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

1. Human Rights: Xinjiang
22/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Autonomous Region are suffering Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide; and calls on the Government to - Speech Link
2: Autonomous Region are suffering Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide; and calls on the Government to - Speech Link
3: that my sanctions followed my campaigning on the genocide amendment to the Trade Bill, and my Business, - Speech Link

2. Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
13/09/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: formal international declarations of genocide or crimes against humanity are made and to further the expeditious - Speech Link
2: formal international declarations of genocide and crimes against humanity are made, and on how we might give - Speech Link

3. Genocide: Bringing Perpetrators to Justice
27/05/2021 - Grand Committee

1: declare that I am a patron of the Coalition for Genocide Response, and thank its founders, Luke de Pulford - Speech Link

4. Recognition of Armenian Genocide
09/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Government formally to recognise the Armenian genocide of 1915-23; and for connected purposes.I - Speech Link

5. Rwandan Genocide: Alleged Perpetrators
09/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: forget the horrendous scenes of the Rwandan genocide 25 years ago. My colleague the Minister for Africa - Speech Link
2: Sunday was the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The hon. Member for Wirral South (Alison McGovern) - Speech Link
3: not be extradited, the United Kingdom, under its genocide convention obligations and after requests from - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
1. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Baroness Whitaker
29/06/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to progress the proposed Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Humanity.

2. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Sarah Champion
15/11/2021
... which Minister has responsibility for her Department’s atrocity prevention work; how many officials in her Department are working on that work; and at what pay grades each of those officials is employed.

3. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Baroness Stern
21/03/2019
... and (2) extradited to other countries as a result of such crimes.

4. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
15/10/2018
... crimes against humanity and war crimes; and to what extent they consider the risk of the annihilation of a group of people a distinguishing factor between each of those.

5. Tigray: Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
16/03/2021
... and (2) to bring those responsible to justice.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Fleur Anderson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: fleur.anderson.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Dr Sam J Rushworth, Aegis Trust, 6 Valley View, Witton Park, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 0AF. Tel: 07923 925 9444

Email: samuel.rushworth@aegistrust.org

Secretariat:

Aegis Trust acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.aegistrust.org/

Group's Website:

https://www.aegistrust.org/what-we-do/activities/appg/

Benefits in Kind
Date
15 Sep 2020
Source
Aegis Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/09/2020 To : 14/09/2021
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity APPG

Former APPG Officers
Tom Tugendhat Portrait
Tom Tugendhat
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Tonbridge and Malling
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Alison McGovern Portrait
Alison McGovern
Officer
Labour - Wirral South
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Rosena Allin-Khan Portrait
Rosena Allin-Khan
Officer
Labour - Tooting
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Women's Football
Stephen Twigg Portrait
Stephen Twigg
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Liverpool, West Derby
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships