UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office releases the 2014 human rights reports

The UK Foreign & Commonewalth Office released its annual report on human rights in selected countries, covering 2014.

Last year’s edition introduced case studies on selected countries, in addition to the “countries of concern”:

Case studies were introduced as a way to report on countries that do not meet the overall threshold for a country of concern, but whose human rights performance we judge to be on a trajectory of change. The countries featured as cases studies in the 2013 Report will be subject to in-year monitoring and reporting (every six months). (FCO, 10 April 2014)

The 27 chapters on countries of concern (section XII of the report) and selected case studies are now available on

The FCO will also publish in-year updates reporting on new developments. These updates will be added to when they are available.

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