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What is the Foreign Office's policy on human rights?

Contradiction at the heart of government’s human rights policy

There seems to be a fundamental contradiction at the heart of the government’s policy as it relates to matters such as human rights and the death penalty.  1,006 more words

Death Penalty

#0015 Middle East Eye @CharlesBAnthony shows how to be a journalist in the 21st century #JeremyCorbyn

Middle East Eye 16/09/15

Middle East Eye caught up with Corbyn prior to his election to ask him his views on the current crises in the Middle East and beyond and whether the British public can be convinced that his perspective is the best one for the UK – See more at: … 111 more words


Death by crucifixion in Saudi Arabia

A man, Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, who was convicted when he was 17 is to face death by crucifixion after his appeal was turned down.  The appeal was heard in secret and he was not present.  186 more words

Death Penalty

#FCO #armssales and #humanrights

UPDATE: 8 September

Letter in today’s Guardian (8 September):

The government would do much better to raid the export credit guarantee scheme and other subsidies to the arms trade.

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Death Penalty

'Abducted' ITV Documentary

For all those who have not seen the documentary ‘Abducted’ outside the UK, this is for you.

Watch and see just how bad, ‘The Hague Convention’ is failing parents and their abducted children. 298 more words

Child Abduction Recovery