Skip to main content

Tigray: War Crimes

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL1098, tabled on 15 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decision of the Office of the Prosecutor in Belgium to use universal jurisdiction to prosecute war crimes and atrocities in Tigray; and what plans they have, if any, to consider taking similar action.

Answered on

30 June 2021

Any decision to investigate and prosecute crimes of universal jurisdiction is for the police and the appropriate prosecuting body.