1. Libyan rendition victims’ case must be heard, Court of Appeal rules
  2. Lawmakers tell White House: let us see Guantanamo force-feeding tapes
  3. "I know Brit was framed” says new witness, 28 years after Miami jailing
  4. Children of abducted Brit tell PM: bring our Dad back
  5. US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

Libyan rendition victims’ case must be heard, Court of Appeal rules

on 30 October 2014

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Britain’s Court of Appeal has today ruled that a husband and wife who were rendered to Gaddafi’s prisons, in a long-secret part of Tony Blair’s 2004 ‘deal in the desert,’ are to be allowed their day in court.

The case, Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and anor v Jack Straw and ors, was first brought by former Gaddafi opponent Abdul-Hakim ...

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Lawmakers tell White House: let us see Guantanamo force-feeding tapes

on 30 October 2014

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Seventy-six US Members of Congress have called on President Obama to let them view video footage of abusive force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay.

In a letter sent to the White House today, the legislators argue that the secrecy surrounding the abuse is “untenable”. They demand to see videos showing the force-feeding and ‘forcible cell extractions’ of cleared detainees Abu Wa’el ...

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"I know Brit was framed” says new witness, 28 years after Miami jailing

on 30 October 2014

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An elderly Briton was framed for a murder for which he has spent 28 years in a Miami prison, according to new evidence detailed last night in an investigative BBC report.

Krishna ‘Kris’ Maharaj, now 75 years old, was handed a death sentence in 1987 in Miami after a seriously flawed trial for the murders of Derrick and Duane Moo ...

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Children of abducted Brit tell PM: bring our Dad back

on 24 October 2014

Andargachew Tsege

The young children of a Briton who was kidnapped and rendered in secret to Ethiopia have begged the Prime Minister to take action on his case, as he enters his fifth month of detention.

Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege (59), a father of three from London, has been held in a secret location in Ethiopia since his kidnap by authorities at Sanaa ...

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US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

on 21 March 2013

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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 ...

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