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2018 - Embassies fail to protect UK citizens abroad in favour of trade! The FCO is limp & weak w

Mr Tuffney’s case is not the only one where the UK government puts trade before its own people, Mr Tuffney Ombudsman report shows multiple failings in maladministration of the Foreign Common Wealth office.

The Panama embassy in Panama is just one of many embassies including the one in the UAE who will only provide the most minimal of help, so as to not upset the trade and development teams, or the state. has taken Mr Tuffney’s case and is holding the FCO accountable for the unnecessary torture Mr Tuffney suffered whilst under the care of the UK Embassy. An investigation is underway against the UK Embassy in Panama city using the Parliamentary Ombudsman, this case should be concluded by April 2019.

Read: The Foreign Commonwealth Office advise for prisoners abroad

Read: REDRESS - The protection of British Nationals abroad from torture and ill-treatment.

Read: Parliamentary Ombudsman complaint

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