USA: Demonstrations

(asked on 3rd June 2020) - View Source

Question to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he (a) has made and (b) plans to make representations to his US counterpart on the implications for the human rights of protestors of the deployment of military personnel in that country on policing operations of protests.

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Wendy Morton Portrait
Wendy Morton
This question was answered on 8th June 2020

The violence we have seen is clearly very alarming. People must be allowed to protest peacefully - peaceful protest remains a vital part of a democratic society and we understand the strength of feeling around this issue.

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