Colombian police are killing civilians. British police are training them.

Over recent days, the Colombian national police have killed a number of civilians protesting a proposed tax hike on basic goods. Many more civilians have been injured, and Colombia’s riot police reportedly sexually assaulted a woman. Though numbers remain unclear, human rights group Isais Cifuentes de Cali has estimated up to 14 people have died. Documents obtained by The Canary can reveal that the UK’s College of Policing has been training Colombian police over the past three years. This is despite Colombia being one of only 30 countries the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCD) lists as “Human rights priority countries”. National strike Colombia’s unpopular president Iván Duque…

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The UK has provided police training for at least 12 countries listed as ‘human rights priority countries’

Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has revealed that the UK’s College of Policing has provided training for international forces that have been accused of human rights abuses. The organisation is calling on the UK government to “halt police training programmes for repressive state forces and conduct a review of all international training offered by the College of Policing”. Police forces accused of human rights abuses According to CAAT, the College of Policing “has provided training and assistance to at least 76 countries, including many forces that have been accused of torture and other abuses”. CAAT highlights that the college has provided police training for at least 12 countries that…

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NHS population screening: education and training

Use this guide to: download tools to help explain screening access e-learning access programme specific training sign up for screening training e-Learning Most e-learning for the NHS screening programmes is available on the e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) website. This includes the Public Health England (PHE) introduction to population screening module, which explains what screening is and how screening programmes are implemented in the NHS. This module does not require registration. Screening programme resources Read further training information on GOV.UK about the: Antenatal and newborn screening timeline The antenatal and newborn timeline shows optimum times for NHS antenatal and newborn screening tests to take place. PDF, 974KB, 1 page…

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Britain’s role in training the army behind the Nigerian protestor killings

Britain’s relationship with former colony Nigeria is under the spotlight after the alleged shooting dead of unarmed protestors by the country’s security forces. Protests against police brutality have been underway across the country. According to Amnesty International, police and soldiers shot dead at least 12 protesters on 20 October. The Nigerian Army responded to reports of violence against protestors on Twitter, calling them “fake news.” Fake News!!! pic.twitter.com/4c1LHhRD7s — Nigerian Army (@HQNigerianArmy) October 20, 2020 Military relationship The UK military has been intensively training tens of thousands of military personnel in the west African country in recent years, under the banner of counter-terrorism. Nigeria is currently engaged in…

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Breast screening: education and training

Published 8 December 2017 Last updated 5 October 2020 + show all updates 5 October 2020Updated contact details for the South East London Centre and the Jarvis Breast Centre. 20 February 2019Updated contact details for the University of Salford training service. 8 December 2017First published. Source link

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