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(London) – The UK government's rigid insistence on automating Universal Credit threatens the rights of people most at risk of poverty, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. A comprehensive redesign of how the government calculates the social…
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When the United Kingdom leaves the European Union (EU) on January 31, 2020, it will be one of the biggest political shifts in Europe for years. A key risk of Brexit is that it could divide and weaken the EU and the UK at a time when Europe should be a…
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The European elections on 23-26 May are a key moment for candidates to commit to protect our fundamental rights. It’s a chance for European citizens to recognize that the European Parliament helps protect the rule of law, and the human rights and dignity…
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Saudi crown prince and de facto ruler Mohammad Bin Salman is hailed as a champion of reform... but does Saudi Arabia really want reform? Saudi Arabia has been jailing critics at home and committing war crimes in Yemen. Now the UK is welcoming him with…
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Asylum seekers and migrants living in destitution in the port city of Calais experience harassment and abuse at the hands of French police. The abuses described to Human Rights Watch include beatings and attacks with pepper spray as the migrants and…
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Migrant domestic workers accompanying their employers to the United Kingdom are being subjected to serious abuses including forced labor. The UK government is doing far too little to protect vulnerable workers, and recent changes to UK immigration rules…