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on 25 November 2014
on 28 November 2014
A United Nations panel has said that the force-feeding of hunger-striking detainees at Guantanamo Bay is a violation of the UN Convention Against Torture.
The report, released today by the UN Committee Against Torture, said that the practise "constitutes ill-treatment", and called on the US to halt it. The Committee also noted that "detainees’ lawyers have argued in court that ...
on 27 November 2014
The former director of intelligence agency GCHQ has called on the British Government to publish its policy on sharing intelligence with the US which is used to target covert drone strikes.
Sir David Omand, backed by Conservative MP David Davis and Labour MP Tom Watson, has written to the Foreign Secretary “to request that your Department consider disclosing the Guidance ...
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 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 ...