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Annette Brooke MP writes… This Mothering Sunday let’s commit to making preventable newborn deaths a thing of the past

New BornLike many mothers and grandmothers in my constituency and around the UK, I’m looking forward to Mother’s Day on Sunday. Not just because it’s welcome time spent with the family, but also because it reminds me of the years of joy I’ve had watching my children and now my grand-daughter grow up.

It is however, a sad time for many in this country who have suffered bereavements. And we also think of the millions of mothers around the world who have not had the chance to watch their children grow …

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Opinion: Bangladesh – conspiracy to pervert the course of justice?

Flag of Bangladesh - Some rights reserved by v i p e zThose who committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971 should be prosecuted and, if found guilty by due process, severely punished.

But the trials have been conducted under a law dating from 1973 which is not compliant with international norms. The US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes, Stephen Rapp; Human Rights Watch; Amnesty International; the International Center for Transitional Justice; the International Bar Association; the UK

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  • User AvatarStephen Donnelly 24th Jul - 11:46pm
    I don't think that there is any merit in reinterpreting the past. That is not where a solution is to be found. Neither is picking...
  • User AvatarTim13 24th Jul - 11:39pm
    Thanks to Rachael Clarke (above) for sending me the report. It is truly awful. It has to be the worst report I have ever read...
  • User AvatarAndi Ali 24th Jul - 11:33pm
    It's worth noting that while most European countries, and America, all argued that Jews should have their own homeland, not were prepared to give up...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 24th Jul - 11:19pm
    Dav Is that not the general consensus? No. Chris in reply to you has it correct. The "general consensus" you write of here is the...
  • User AvatarRichard Norris 24th Jul - 10:47pm
    Possibly the suspension or the threat of the permanent withdrawal of all military and financial aid to the Israeli government by the United States would...
  • User AvatarStephen Hesketh 24th Jul - 10:40pm
    Lee_Thacker 24th Jul '14 - 9:20pm ... "can you give examples of where Liberal Democrat conferences have passed motions supporting right-wing economic policies?" Tut tut...