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British citizens imprisoned in Iran?


Why the British government doesn’t take an action to free the British citizens imprisoned in Iran?

According to the news published on 16 August 2016… 724 more words

Political Prisoners - زندانيان سياسى

Brexit Wounds – The UK’s Post-EU Human Rights Challenges

As the Prime Minister assembled her new cabinet following the UK referendum on its membership of the European Union (EU), attention was rightly being paid to the how the new-look Government would deal with Britain’s decision to leave. 762 more words

Human Rights Council

UK government and Bahrain

UK government’s role in the abuse of people in Bahrain revealed

The Observer newspaper on 14 August 2016 contained revelations about the UK government’s role in training the police force in Bahrain… 668 more words


Mark Collins - UK Internal Diplomacy Pre-Iraq Invasion 2003

A delightful post by erstwhile British ambassador Charles Crawford on inside bureaucratic workings (and the communications technology and procedures of that time long ago): Iraq: FCO Slapstick H/t … 8 more words

International Relations

The UK supports the territorial integrity of Indonesia

The UK supports the territorial integrity of Indonesia. We do not support calls to ask the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion on whether the New York Agreement was contrary to the UN Charter or the UN General Assembly Resolution 1514. 46 more words

West Papua

UK Hansard on Papua 24 Jun 2008 : Column 284W

Mr. MacDougall: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the political situation in West Papua. 337 more words

West Papua

Foreign Office retracts statements

War in Yemen

For most of this year we have been commenting on the war in Yemen and the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia.  We wrote to the Salisbury MP John Glen, who replied enclosing a bland statement from the Foreign Office Minister, Tobias Ellwood.  634 more words