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Foreign Office 🇬🇧 May 24
Same-sex marriage came into force in Taiwan today, a first in Asia 🏳️‍🌈 Thanks to people like Jay, the next generation in Taiwan will know that it's okay to be gay
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Jeremy Hunt May 23
Proud to co-host an Iftar with . Britain’s Muslim communities make an invaluable contribution to our national life. Ramadan Mubarak to those celebrating in the UK and around the world.
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Anthony Smith May 24
Wow we have really come a long way since I worked in the FCO in the 80s. Loved the Big Iftar last night - unity among those of all faiths and those of none. Ramadan Kareem.
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Qari Asim MBE May 24
Was an honour to speak about at the ⁠ ⁠reception co-hosted by Foreign Secretary and Minister . G8 to see people of & backgrounds coming together to share Muslims’ experience of breaking fast
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TheBigIftar May 23
Foreign Sec , Lord Min of State at hosted a beautiful , celebrating diversity of faith; praying for peace. Powerful words by Chairman Imam Britain today has hosted over 200 multifaith iftars this
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Board of Deputies of British Jews May 23
Lovely evening with & Lord at breaking fast. As we grapple with divisions in our country & world, wonderful that faiths can come together & celebrate each other. Sheila Gewolb & represented the .
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Manisha Gunasekera May 23
Wonderful and inclusive reception at co-hosted by ⁦Foreign Secretary ⁦⁦⁩ and Minister ⁦⁦⁩. Interesting insights into sociocultural history and multi-faith co-existence. Thank you for the invite.
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Human Rights at FCO May 23
Tonight, to mark the holy month of Ramadan, Foreign Secretary and the PM's Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief jointly hosted an iftar . Ramadan is an important time of spiritual reflection for Muslims all over the world.
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Human Rights at FCO May 23
Tonight, to mark the holy month of Ramadan, Foreign Secretary and the PM's Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief jointly hosted an iftar . Ramadan is an important time of spiritual reflection for Muslims all over the world.
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Lord (Tariq)Ahmad of Wimbledon May 23
Improving performance saves lives of peacekeepers & those they are sent to protect. UK is delivering its reform commitments in support of , improving mission planning, delivering quality pledges & addressing performance & accountability
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James Kariuki May 20
Congratulations Rita on the launch of your new role. colleagues all looking forward to continuing to work with you to promote universal values of human rights and rule of law in Geneva and around the world.
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Rita French May 20
Delighted to be appointed as the new UK International Ambassador for Human Rights by the Foreign Secretary . I will use my role to speak up for human rights on the international stage and provide a voice for those who are not being represented.
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Foreign Office 🇬🇧 May 20
"I want to make sure that I speak up for those that are not represented" The UK has appointed its first ever international human rights ambassador
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UKinCaribbean 🇬🇧 May 17
🏳️‍🌈 - a celebration of as we work toward justice & protection for all. 🌈Human rights are universal & should apply equally. The UK🇬🇧 continues to work across the Caribbean for equality, tolerance & non-discrimination.
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Peggy Hicks May 20
Happy to welcome UK's new human rights ambassador to Geneva!
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Joanna Roper May 20
Congratulations Ambassador . Looking forward to working together on &
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Nazila Ghanea May 20
Warmest congratulations and thank you to the for the initiative - the UK's first International Ambassador for Human Rights
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Human Rights at FCO May 20
.: "Ambassador 's new role will be central to our work in defending across the globe. is not only the right thing – it helps to create a stable, more prosperous world.” Read more here .
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Jeremy Hunt May 20
Human rights are universal rights and we must all play our part. So v proud is today announced as the FCO's first International Ambassador for Human Rights. Rita will speak up for all those without a voice - and champion our values as she does so
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Human Rights at FCO May 20
.: "Ambassador 's new role will be central to our work in defending across the globe. is not only the right thing – it helps to create a stable, more prosperous world.” Read more here .
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