UK’s Rights Record under Global Spotlight at UN
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Protesters gathered opposite The Royal Courts Of Justice on the first day of a High Court challenge over the UK’s agreement with Rwanda, which would see the UK transfer asylum seekers to Rwanda, September 5, 2022.
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On Thursday, the United Kingdom will come before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva as part of its Universal Periodic Review, which gives UN member states the chance to comprehensively review and make recommendations on its human rights record. The UK’s last UPR was in May 2017.
This review could not be timelier. A new government has been appointed and all signs suggest that human …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch