Category Archives: Human Rights

Human Rights | Oral Answers to Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates

While I understand the importance of the monitoring of human rights, does the Foreign Secretary accept that its promotion is just as, if not more, important? What steps are Her Majesty’s…

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Civil liberties and human rights central to general election campaign

In today’s video from Liberal Democrat conference, Ming Campbell previews the opening night rally on civil liberties and human rights, where he will be speaking alongside the party’s Shadow Home Secretary, Nick Clegg, Shami Chakrabarti of Liberty and Philippe Sands …

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Olympics are a chance for China to shape up

Ming Campbell has written an article for The Guardian‘s Comment is Free site about China’s human rights record in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics.
China would win no medals for human rights. But things are still fluid, and there are …

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Too many of our hard won freedoms have been lost

Writing for The Guardian’s Comment is Free website, Ming Campbell said:
Two years ago, Tony Blair said that the world’s most powerful countries “will not allow violence to change our societies or our values”. In truth, he has done exactly that. …

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Campbell calls for an urgent review of stop and search

In a speech to Muslim community leaders at a Mosque in Birmingham today, Liberal Democrat Leader Menzies Campbell called for an urgent review of stop and search powers, stating that these powers are being overused and alienating minority communities.
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