Boris Johnson urged to promote human rights after Saudi Arabia gaffe

Bright Blue's Conservatism and human rights project was covered on the front page of the Guardian. Ahead of the Foreign Secretary's visit to Saudi Arabia, Bright Blue defended his comments regarding human rights abuses by the Middle-Eastern state. 

Here's an excerpt: 

"However, one influential voice for moderate Conservatives has urged the Foreign Office not to back away on important human rights issues for fear of offending allies, such as Saudi Arabia.

The Bright Blue thinktank, which counts about 130 Tory MPs and peers among its supporters, has set up a commission to examine how human rights can better influence government policy." 

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