Archive of 30 March 2007

UK signs up for disability rights

UK at forefront of disability rights

The UK is set to become on of the first countries to commit to promoting the human rights of people with disabilities.

  • Byrne defends asylum policy

    MPs condemn "appalling" asylum policy

    MPs have robustly criticised the treatment of asylum seekers in the UK, concluding many applicants lack advice and support and the overall experience can be "inhuman and degrading".

  • Govt condemns treatment of Turney

    UN's 'grave concerns' up diplomatic heat on Iran

    The UN security council has voiced its "grave concerns" over Iran's capture of 15 British sailors, in statement calling on Tehran to allow UK consular access to the detainees.

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