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on 21 November 2014
A 48 year-old Tunisian has today been released from Guantánamo Bay after 13 years imprisoned without charge or trial.
Hisham Sliti, who is represented by Reprieve, has been resettled in Eastern Europe along with 4 other detainees.
Hisham was sold for a bounty to Pakistani soldiers in December 2001 before being handed to US forces in January 2002 and ...
on 19 November 2014
A High Court judge has said that a victim of UK rendition and torture can proceed with his claims against the British Government.
In a judgment handed down today, Mr Justice Leggatt found that the court would be "failing in its duty" if it did not deal with the claims of Yunus Rahmatullah, from Pakistan. Mr Rahmatullah was seized by ...
on 14 November 2014
A landmark hearing in Briton Kris Maharaj’s 28-year case concluded yesterday in Miami with key witnesses asserting his innocence.
On the last day of week-long proceedings at the 11th District Court in Miami, the court saw a video statement from Jhon Jairo Velasquez Vasquez, a senior lieutenant of notorious drug baron Pablo Escobar’s cartel.
Mr Vasquez said that ...
on 13 November 2014
The father of a student from Berkshire has urged the Prime Minister to intervene to secure the release of his son from a prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of an upcoming amnesty.
Ahmad Zeidan, 21, was jailed earlier this year in Sharjah, near Dubai, after he was forced to sign a ‘confession’ in Arabic – a language ...
on 21 March 2013
In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.
In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...