Reprieve delivers justice and saves lives, from death row to Guantánamo Bay.
Juliana Ruhfus and People and Power, Al Jazeera, 18/12/2013
NDR Aktuell, 19/11/2013
BBC Radio 4, 20/11/2013
Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live, 19/11/2013
Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live, 19/11/2013.
The PR team at Guantanamo Bay have been engaging in a campaign of smoke and mirrors of late to try and cover up the abuse that still remains at Guantanamo Bay. Their latest effort is a rather sinister rebranding of prisoners peacefully protesting their detention by going on hunger strike.
The Government has today (Monday 31 March) put forward measures for the approval of MPs which would introduce a "residence test" requirement for legal aid. As we explained previously, this would deny justice to a wide range of people wronged by the UK Government – from victims of torture and rendition to Gurkhas and Afghan interpreters denied the right to settle in Britain.
Valentine's Day 2014 marked the twelfth year since Shaker Aamer arrived at Guantanamo Bay. Here are his reflections in a blog, first appearing in the Huffington Post.
It is rare for me to be proud of the country of my birth, France. Our footballers regularly disappoint us. Our government is repeatedly humiliated on the international stage. We are shamed by a refusal to accept the horrors of our colonial past. I must take comfort where I can: at least we don’t spontaneously strip the citizenship of Muslim people we don’t like.
Today marks the fifth year since Barack Obama, with much fanfare, signed an executive order to close the prison. Since then, progress remains lamentable – and justice continues to elude the detainees.
A judge in Florida has ordered a full evidentiary hearing in the case of Krishna (‘Kris’) Maharaj, a British businessman who has been in prison since receiving a death sentence in 1987.
Authorities in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), yesterday sought to block lawyers for a British student from accessing evidence of his torture, in contravention of international law.
The Yemeni government has already made condolence payments to the victims of at least one of several US drone strikes on the country over the Easter weekend, it has emerged.
Two of the policemen who tortured a British student are set to appear at his trial tomorrow (23 April) in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
A British student who was arrested and tortured in Sharjah, UAE has been punished by prison authorities after complaining about his mistreatment.
Local Berkshire, 15/04/14
Paddy McGuffin, Morning Star, 12/04/14
Yemen Post, 10/04/14
Al Jazeera, 10/04/14
Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian, 10/04/14