United Kingdom

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Overview

Plans to repeal the Human Rights Act were confirmed. The government continued its opposition to participation in EU efforts to share responsibility for the increasing number of refugees arriving in Europe. Criticism of surveillance laws gained momentum.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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Clarisse Douaud

Europe and Central Asia Press Officer, +44 (0)20 3036 5970

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The Human Rights Action Centre 17-25 New Inn Yard LONDON EC2A 3EA

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00442070331500

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00442070331503

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