Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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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. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. Genocide Determination Bill [HL] 2019-21
05/02/2020 - Bills

Found: finding on cases of alleged genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes; and for the subsequent referral

5. Genocide Determination Bill [HL] 2019-19
21/10/2019 - Bills

Found: finding on cases of alleged genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes; and for the subsequent referral

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

1. 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

2. 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

3. Holocaust Memorial Day 2021
28/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: of the victims and the survivors of the Rwandan genocide, which happened right under the noses of the international - Speech Link
2: million Jews, yet the holocaust is not an isolated genocide. Today, Uyghurs and Rohingyas are living through - Speech Link
3: was not about anything else. It was simply that: genocide on a scale that has not been seen before or since - Speech Link

4. Petition
01/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: international court of justice to be tried for crimes against humanity.Following is the full text of the - Speech Link

5. Petitions
14/09/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: minority, the Rohingya i.e. genocide, ethnic cleansing, crimes against humanity…The petitioners therefore - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
1. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Baroness Stern
21/03/2019
... and (2) extradited to other countries as a result of such crimes.

2. 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.

3. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
25/05/2018
... and the effective use of such legislation by UK courts.

4. Crimes against Humanity
asked by: Lord Judd
01/05/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what strategy they are developing to promote the prevention of atrocity crimes; and how that strategy relates to Yemen.

5. Crimes against Humanity: Victims
asked by: Jim Shannon
02/06/2020
... what diplomatic steps he is taking to help ensure accountability for victims of (a) war crimes and (b) crimes against humanity in (i) Sri Lanka and (b) overseas.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Colombia , Islamic Finance , Psychology
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 4th November 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Poverty , Uyghurs
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