LGBT Labour: UK government ignorant of queer human rights abuses abroad

Published: August 26, 2010

LGBT Labour has blasted the British government for considering downgrading the Annual Human Rights Report because of budget constraints, because they believe it will leave human rights abuses of LGBT people abroad overlooked.

The paper has been published by the Foreign Office for the last 13 years and details human rights abuses such as capital punishment, torture and oppression.

LGBT Labour is a socialist society that is affiliated with the Labour Party. Co-Chair Katie Hanson said: “It is unconscionable for the Con-Dems to even think about scrapping the Human Rights Report which is a vital tool for speaking up for human rights and LGBT equality the world over.

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