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30th March 2015 Geneva, Switzerland

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by Bob Last

Head, UK Mission Political and Human Rights Team

Sad Farewells

Council sessions take a heavy toll on all things that are close to us. Our partners, our children and our pets all suffer from weeks of neglect. So do our bags. Any object unfortunate enough to go into my rucksack during Council time will undergo a period of inanimate purgatory as draft resolutions, cereal bars, […]

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14th September 2011 London, UK

Child Abduction in Mexico

Karen Harris, Consular Officer, Mexico. There are always two sides to the story when it comes down to the breakdown of a relationship, and achieving an amicable separation can be even harder when children are involved. Custody disputes can cause much anxiety for parents and inevitably emotions run high leading some parents to take the […]

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10th December 2010 Chevening, UK

Human Rights Day 2010 – a view from Mexico

A blog from Angelina Montserrat Vidal Leon,  L.L.M, University of Birmingham 2010-2011. As in many other countries, the role played by human rights defenders in Mexico has proved to be of fundamental importance for the implementation of human rights and consequently, the strengthening of democracy in the national context. Nevertheless, due to the complex reality […]

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