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The UK Conservative Party announced Thursday that Sir Alan Duncan, an ex-Foreign Office minister, is being investigated over comments to a national radio channel alleging that his colleagues are pro-Israel “extremists.” During the radio interview, Duncan stated that those who are “doing the bidding” of Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, ought to be expelled from [...]

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The UK unlawfully increased police powers to impose conditions on peaceful protests, human rights organization Liberty claimed  in court on Wednesday. The law in question, the Public Order Act, had been pushed through Parliament by former Home Secretary Suella Braverman, despite being rejected by Parliament only months before, in January 2023. The court case centers [...]

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James Joseph is JURIST’s UK Senior Editor and a Ph.D. student at King’s College London. In a letter to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Tuesday, former Home Secretary Suella Braverman launched a withering attack on the PM’s ability to uphold law and order, presenting the most pressing challenge to his premiership to date. This comes off [...]

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In a Sunday interview with The Guardian, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Olivier De Schutter stated that the poverty levels in the UK are “simply not acceptable” and that the UK government is violating international law. The UN poverty envoy is due to visit the country later this week, where he [...]

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