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UK bans leaders who abuse rights

Updated: May 23, 2012, 2:48 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Britain will ban leaders guilty of human rights abuses from traveling to the UK for the 2012 London Olympics, a senior British official said Wednesday.

Jeremy Browne, the Foreign Office minister, answered a question by Labour lawmaker Denis MacShane by saying that people linked to such crimes will not be allowed into the country.

"Where there is independent, reliable and credible evidence that an individual has committed human rights abuses, the individual will not normally ...

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