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WEDNESDAY   22   MAY   2013
Baroness Warsi, in answer to Lord Alton’s enquiry about a UK-funded human rights training programme for Sudan, names the Palestinian Human Rights Commission as one of three participants in a joint project to provide training and supporting literature on international human rights law to the Sudanese National Human Rights Commission.

TUESDAY  21  MAY  20131. Jeremy Corbyn speaking in “Syria (EU Restrictive Measures)” debate: Syria received large numbers of Palestinian refugees driven out of Iraq after US invasion. “One thinks of the plight of Palestinian people who have been driven from country to country for the past 60 years. The anger in those refugee camps will be the start of the conflicts and wars of tomorrow. There has to be a recognition of human rights and human justice.”Commons Debates

2. Foreign Secretary to attend FAC in Brussels on 27 May where UK will focus on how EU can help drive progress on MEPP. “The UK will reiterate the importance of predictable, sufficient support for the PA and its institutions, as well as support for efforts to reinvigorate the Palestinian private sector.”
3. At recent Geneva meeting the P5 reaffirmed support for convening “a conference to be attended by all the States of the Middle East, on the establishment of the Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and all other weapons of mass destruction.”
Nos 2-3
4. Graham Jones: What plans does Foreign Secretary have to intervene more directly to deal with cases of administrative detention in Israel?
5. James Clappison: What recent discussions has Foreign Secretary had with PA representatives on payments made to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons in last 12 months?
6. Richard Burden: What estimate has Foreign Secretary made of the proportion of the WB covered by agreed Israeli master plans?
Nos 5-6 Commons Written Answers
6. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to Israel concerning their investigation into the death of Hamid Abu Karim Dagga in Gaza?
7. Baroness Tonge: What discussions have HMG held with Israel about Palestinians in the OTs having effective access to justice in seeking compensation for death, injury, and destruction of property?
8. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to Israel concerning reports that Israeli military destroyed olive trees in Hebron in April?
9. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to Israel concerning health and environmental implications of sewage from  Barkan and Ariel settlements contaminating Salfit district?
Lords Written Answers

MONDAY 20 MAY 2013

1. Baroness Tonge: What estimate have HMG made of the number of children killed in Gaza in 2012?

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2. Lord Judd: What assessment have HMG made of (1) the number of children prosecuted in military courts in Israel in March 2013, (2) the number of children aged 12 to 15 so prosecuted in that month, (3) the total number of children in detention in that month, and (4) the number of children aged 16 and 17 held in solitary confinement in that month, and for how long?

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