Extreme gender ideology undermines cultural norms, scientific reality, the connection between motherhood and children, parental rights, and free speech.
The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
Turn a blind eye, and every one of the other 30 Articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be breached too.
My four fellow Conservative MPs are more determined than ever to make sure the country’s regime faces serious consequences for its atrocities and abuses.
It is not a substitute for justice, but it would be a welcome addition to how the UK responds to the most serious violations.
Though micro-measures aimed at those responsible might work: travel bans, asset seizures, arrest warrants.
It allows for criticism and negotiation provided the West stands together to call out abuses.
Maintaining the current diplomatic relations would be a devastating mistake – potentially with fatal consequences.
So the only question that remains, given this new compromise plan, is: what’s the Government’s objection now?
He’s General Min Aung Hlaing, the army’s Commander-in-Chief. Now is the time for sanctions that target the military.
The Government’s plan may mean a change from the Court to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council – widening the set of judges who sit.
This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
With a new president in place, and the UK’s G7 presidency up and running, we will have a new Indo-Pacific trading opportunity.
He is not convinced by the campaign to empower to High Court to make genocide rulings in the event of free trade deals.