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Britain stays quiet on "Butcher of Bahrain"

For those of you have been following the case, I recently asked the Information Commission to review the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) decision to withhold a conversation that took place in between Ian Henderson and David Tatham, an employee of the FCO. 314 more words


Travel Insurance: Do you take the risk?

Many people still choose to travel without adequate travel insurance. The FCO ‘know before you go’ campaign has put together a useful infographic debunking some of the assumptions people make about travel insurance, and the costs you face by not taking it out… 9 more words


The FCO Review of the British Council

UK government departments are now required to conduct triennial reviews of ‘non-departmental public bodies’ and in July the FCO published its review of the British Council. 841 more words

UK Public Diplomacy

Why Human Rights Matter

License: Creative Commons

On Saturday, I visited the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London within the OpenHouse weekend. Despite all the beautiful and sophisticated interiors of the FCO building that reminded me those of Florentine palaces, there was another thing that appealed to me most of all. 196 more words

Yemen Rebels With "Death to Amreeka" Logo Take Over Sanaa

– Domani Spero
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On September 13, 2014, ambassadors to Yemen from ten countries, including the United States and the UK released a statement of “grave concern” on the  rising threat to the security of Yemen: 849 more words

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Open Petition to UK Government: Clarify Your Stance over Hong Kong’s Democratic Future

Open petition on Change.org

In response to the comments made by The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on Sep 4, 2014

1) The Chinese governemnt’s proposed model to pre-screen Hong Kong Chief Executive (CE) candidates before Hong Kong citizens are allowed to vote… 218 more words

From The International Community

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office's "great insult" to Hong Kong

4 Sept 2014 | Original

Anson Chan, Hong Kong’s “iron lady,” says FCO’s comments are “a great insult.” 

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has responded to China’s plans for electoral reform in Hong Kong. 155 more words

From The International Community