Nigeria Elections- Statement on postponement of elections in Nigeria

“The Commonwealth Observer Group arrived in the country on 7 February, following an invitation from Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to observe the Presidential and National Assembly Elections originally scheduled for 14 February, and to consider all factors affecting the credibility of the electoral process as a whole. “Soon...
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Migrant voters will be a crucial group in a number of parliamentary seats in the 2015 General Election

Foreign-born residents of the UK could have an immediate impact in the May 2015 general election. Not only could migrant voters comprise a significant number of overall potential voters on 7th May 2015, but they could turn out in substantial numbers within some key marginal constituencies. New research co-published by...
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Addressing antisemitism: The UK supports education and projects that address anti-Semitism and all other forms of hatred.

Mr President, We welcome today’s timely debate. Next week we will meet in this hall to remember the Holocaust, in which at least 6 million Jews were murdered; a dark stain on human history. But even as we remember these terrible events, 70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen...
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Amnesty International- Free Raif Badawi

Raif faces another 50 lashes after Friday prayers tomorrow. He has already endured 50 lashes – but Saudi Arabia plans to lash him another 950 times. Raif is a prisoner of conscience who is being publicly tortured simply because he supported free speech. Please urgently call on Saudi Arabia to...
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