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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the briefing by Mr Karim Asad Ahmad Khan QC, published on 10 May, setting out the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability Against Da’esh/ISIL Crimes’ (UNITAD) (1) findings of “clear and convincing evidence that genocide was committed by ISIL against the Yazidi as a religious group”, and (2) statement that “The intent of ISIL to destroy the Yazidi, physically and biologically, is manifest in its ultimatum – applied remorselessly to all members of their community – to convert or die”; and what assessment they have made of the letter sent by Mr Khan QC to the President of the Security council on 3 May stating that UNITAD had identified 1,444 potential perpetrators of attacks against the Yazidi community.  HL4527

Question HL4527: tabled on 30 November 2021 and due for answer by 14 December 2021

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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the briefing by Mr Karim Asad Ahmad Khan QC, published on 10 May, setting out the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability Against Da’esh/ISIL Crimes’ (UNITAD) (1) findings of “clear and convincing evidence that genocide was committed by ISIL against the Yazidi as a religious group”, and (2) statement that “The intent of ISIL to destroy the Yazidi, physically and biologically, is manifest in its ultimatum – applied remorselessly to all members of their community – to convert or die”; and what assessment they have made of the letter sent by Mr Khan QC to the President of the Security council on 3 May stating that UNITAD had identified 1,444 potential perpetrators of attacks against the Yazidi community.  HL4527
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