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USA: Human Rights

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the government of the United States on (a) human rights and (b) use of torture. (204328)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office maintains an ongoing dialogue on a range of human rights and international legal issues with the US government, including on the use of torture. As a member of the EU, the UK is also engaged in the regular EU/US dialogue on human rights.