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Minister concerned by escalation of violence in the Middle East

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt MP

10 December 2011
Alistair Burt, Minister for the Middle East, has commented on Israeli air strikes on Gaza and rocket attacks by Palestinian groups on Israel.

Foreign Secretary welcomes formation of new Government of Yemen

Foreign Secretary William Hague

10 December 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague has welcomed the formation of the new Government of Yemen under the leadership of Vice-President Hadi.

Foreign Secretary marks International Human Rights Day

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London, 10 December 2011
The Foreign Secretary has paid tribute to courage and dedication of human rights activists campaigning for peaceful social and political change via the internet on social networking sites around the world.  

Podcast marks International Human Rights Day

Jeremy Brown MP. Crown copyright.

10 December 2011
The third in our series of human rights themed podcasts focuses on the theme of social media and human rights, featuring insights from Index on Censorship, Article 19, Free Belarus Now, Sablat Oman and Computer Science at University College London.



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