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    1. A child's experience of rendition: Khadija tells Newshour her story

      Newshour, BBC World Service, 12/08/14.

    2. People and Power, Libya: Renditions

      Juliana Ruhfus and People and Power, Al Jazeera, 18/12/2013

    3. Menschenrechte: Vorwürfe an das UKE

      NDR Aktuell, 19/11/2013

    4. The World Tonight from Guantanamo Bay

      BBC Radio 4, 20/11/2013

    5. Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live

      Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live, 19/11/2013

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    Blog posts RSS

    1. Travelling to the Emirates this summer? Watch out for these 7 torture hotspots

      This week, it emerged that the government of the United Arab Emirates had issued a ‘safety map’ of London, showing Emirati tourists the areas they are most likely to get robbed. Taking their lead, we’ve produced our own map for anyone thinking of travelling to the Emirates this summer.

      by Alice Gillham

    2. If corporations are 'people' with religious rights, why aren’t Guantanamo prisoners?

      Last week, the US Supreme Court ruled that companies are ‘people,’ entitled to the same religious freedoms that people enjoy. Yet at the same time, the US Government is arguing that some actual people are legally not people when it comes to religious rights.

      by Reprieve

    3. Dear President Obama, from Nzinga Mobley

      Dear President Obama - a letter from Nzinga Mobley whose husband Sharif, from New Jersey, went missing from a Yemeni prison earlier this year. Sharif was last seen by his lawyer in a hearing in Sana'a on 27 February. When they returned three weeks later, they were told that Sharif had been transferred to another location - all attempts to trace him have failed.

      by Reprieve

    4. Botched lethal injections debunk the myth of 'humane' execution

      After the botched execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma last month, some commentators have sought to blame 'Europe' for the disturbing, drawn-out deaths by lethal injection that we're seeing in some US states.

      by Maya Foa

    5. Guantanamo's sinister re-branding of force-feeding

      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.

      by Reprieve

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  2. Press Releases RSS

    1. Ten CIA rendition victims urge Obama to name them in Senate torture report

      Ten victims of CIA rendition and torture have signed an open letter to President Obama asking him to declassify the upcoming Senate report into the program. Two of the signatories – Abdel-Hakim Belhadj and Sami al-Saadi – were rendered with their entire families, including a pregnant woman and four children between the ages of six and twelve.

    2. UK Government urged to act on fresh evidence of BT drones link

      The British government is being asked to reopen an investigation into BT, after new evidence appeared to link the company to illegal US drone strikes and the mass government surveillance used to select their targets.

    3. British resident Shaker Aamer 'beaten' in latest Guantánamo crackdown

      British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantánamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge.

    4. Yemeni government pays over $1m compensation to civilian drone strike victims

      The Yemeni government has paid compensation to civilian victims of a 2013 drone strike that hit a wedding convoy - which US Government sources have claimed killed only ‘militants.’

    5. Tony Blair urged to stop Irish teen’s Egypt death sentence

      Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is being urged to intervene in the case of an Irish teenager caught up in Egypt’s controversial mass trials, as details emerged of Mr Blair's role as an ‘advisor’ to the country’s military leaders.

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  3. Reprieve on the web RSS

    1. Britain accused of abandoning activist on Ethiopia’s death row

      Jerome Starkey, The Times, 18/08/2014

    2. Irish teen detained further as judge walks out of trial

      Caroline O'Doherty, Irish Examiner, 13/08/14.

    3. Britain 'discussed' US request to build Guantanamo-style prison on Diego Garcia after September 11 attacks, officials say

      Peter Foster, The Telegraph, 13/08/14.

    4. Judge walks out of mass trial of prisoners in Egypt including Irish teen

      RTE News (Irish), 12/08/14.

    5. Family fearful as Irish student is moved to new jail

      Joanna Kiernan, The Irish Independent, 10/08/14.

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