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UK: New Government human rights report - Amnesty International reaction

'Some good Foreign Office human rights work has effectively been overshadowed by an apparent government unwillingness to stand up to the US on key issues like the treatment of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay and Iraq, and wrecking actions against the International Criminal Court.

'While there are many impressive things in the report - not least accounts of projects funded all around the world - we would have liked to have seen the Foreign Office setting out a persuasive case for legal advice and fair trials for all 'war on terrorism' detainees and a strong defence of the International Criminal Court.'

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