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London [UK], July 15 (ANI): The UK House of Commons has unanimously passed a motion calling for the British government to stage a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics unless China ends the "atrocities" taking place in Xinjiang province.
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London [UK], June 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The House of Commons of the UK Parliament approved on Wednesday the government's proposal to postpone the deadline for lifting quarantine restrictions in England until July 19 due to the surge of COVID-19.
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Munich [Germany], April 23 (ANI): The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has hailed the unanimous passing of the genocide motion in the British House of Commons after legislators in the UK unanimously declared China's ongoing crackdown on Uyghurs in its northwest region of Xinjiang a "genocide".
Updated : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): While lauding the Canadian Parliament's recognition of the Uyghur genocide, the US-based Campaign For Uyghurs (CFU) has slammed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet for abstaining during the meeting of House of Commons on the matter.
Ottawa [Canada], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The Canadian government is concerned by the multiple sexual assaults involving travelers during COVID-19 quarantine enforcement, but will continue with the programs, cabinet ministers told the House of Commons.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Washington [US], February 23 (ANI): Campaign For Uyghurs (CFU), a US-based rights group, on Monday (local time) lauded the Canadian opposition motion in the House of Commons acknowledging that China's actions are in line with the atrocities defined in the Genocide Convention.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
London [UK], December 30 (ANI/Sputnik): Lawmakers in the UK House of Commons have voted in favor of implementing the country's future partnership agreement with the European Union in a vote on Wednesday.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
London [UK], November 4 (ANI/Sputnik): Lawmakers in the United Kingdom's House of Commons have voted overwhelmingly to approve the government's plan to introduce a four-week nationwide lockdown in England in order to curb the coronavirus disease.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 15 (ANI): In the middle of the 19th century, British statesman Lord Palmerston famously said in the House of Commons: "We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow
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Ottawa [Canada], July 21 (ANI): The House of Commons of Canada on Monday discussed the human rights situation of Uyghurs in China's Xinjiang province by discussing the real-life threats witnessed by the Uyghurs, the minority Muslim community.
Ottawa [Canada], July 21 (ANI): During a hearing before the House of Commons human-rights subcommittee, several experts called out China for human rights violation in Xinjiang where Beijing has locked up millions of Uyghurs.
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Ottawa [Canada], June 18 (ANI): Speaker of the House of Commons ordered on Wednesday NDP leader Jagmeet Singh to leave the House for the remainder of the day after he Refused to apologise from Bloc Quebecois MP and Party House leader Alain Therrien after calling him a racist.