No Evidence: William Hague Raised Human-Rights Issues in Egypt or Iraq

Foreign Secretary William Hague visited Egypt  last week where he met the Egypt’s newly elected Islamist president Mohammed Morsi and  then went to Baghdad where he met the Iraqi leaders. During the same week, there was human-rights abuse in both countries, especially against Christians, ethnic minorities, women and iun case of Iraq, there was a BBC film showing appalling treatment of homosexuals that boiled down to liquidation. There is no evidence that Secretary Hague raised any of those grave concerns with his Egyptians or Iraqi hosts.

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