COMMONS

Evidence on FCO's human rights work in 2012

05 July 2013

This is the second of two evidence sessions for the Committee’s inquiry into The FCO’s human rights work in 2012. 

The first was held on 11 June, with Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.

The first part of this session will look at freedom of expression in the Media, and specifically at jamming of radio broadcasts of blocking of internet access. The second part, with Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, will range more widely over the FCO’s human rights work in 2012.

Terms of reference for this inquiry were announced on 17 April 2103.

Witnesses

Tuesday 9 July, Thatcher Room Portcullis House At 2.30 pm (approximately)

  • Nigel Fry, Head of Distribution, BBC Global News

At 3.00 pm (approximately)

  • Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, Senior Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and FCO officials

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