Britain joins initiative against arbitrary arrests
With the aim of protecting the rights of the British abroad, on Monday, the United Kingdom announced that it supported a Canadian-led initiative to stop the practice of arbitrary detention.
British Foreign Minister Dominic Rab told that Condemning the measure increases diplomatic pressure on countries other than the United Kingdom who choose to detain foreigners or people of dual nationality without any legal basis.“The practice of arbitrary detention as a way of pressuring another government is uncertain and Britain will not tolerate it,” he said.
In this way Britain joins more than 55 allies committed to increasing international cooperation to end the practice of arbitrary arrests, detention or sentencing, which often influenced foreign governments.
“Depriving anyone of their freedom without a legal basis violates the most basic human rights. The UK is proud to be part of a group of more than 55 countries that are seeking to end this unacceptable practice,” Rab Condemned
The G7 foreign affairs ministerial meeting to be held later this year will be a witness to how the British Chancellor and the Coalition generate more and more mechanisms to protect international law, tackle human rights abuses and protect shared values. , As well as assured UK foreign affairs.
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