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    1. People and Power, Libya: Renditions

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

    2. Menschenrechte: Vorwürfe an das UKE

      NDR Aktuell, 19/11/2013

    3. The World Tonight from Guantanamo Bay

      BBC Radio 4, 20/11/2013

    4. Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live

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

    5. BBC Radio 5 Live - Last Briton in Guantanamo Bay speaks from cell

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

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    Blog posts RSS

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. Government puts forward legal aid proposals which would deny justice to torture victims

      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.

      by Donald Campbell

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  2. Press Releases RSS

    1. Released rendition victim reveals torture by UK troops

      A man released in May after ten years in secret detention in Afghanistan has for the first time revealed details of his arrest and torture by UK, then US, troops.

    2. Better PR is solution to drones concerns, say ministers

      The government has dismissed MPs’ concerns about British use of armed drones, and said it plans to expand their deployment while redoubling efforts to “promote” them to the public and MPs.

    3. “Primitive” deprivation of citizenship powers come into force

      New powers have today come into force that allow Home Secretary Theresa May to deprive naturalised Brits of their citizenship, even where doing so would render them stateless.

    4. Poland “facilitated” CIA torture in European secret prison, court rules

      The European Court of Human Rights has today ruled that the Polish government was not only aware of but actively assisted the CIA’s European “black site” programme, which saw detainees held and tortured in secret prisons across the Continent.

    5. Arizona inmate takes two hours to die in botched execution using experimental two-drug cocktail

      The state of Arizona has taken one hour and 57 minutes to kill a prisoner in a botched execution, which was carried out using the same combination of drugs as those used in the botched execution of an Ohio prisoner earlier this year.

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  3. Reprieve on the web RSS

    1. Pakistani man held for 10 years says he was tortured by British troops in Iraq

      Cahal Milmo, The Independent, 29/07/14.

    2. MoD and Foreign Office sued by Pakistani citizen in Iraq torture case

      Richard Norton-Taylor , Guardian, 29/07/14.

    3. US diplomat confirms they made contact with Sharif Mobley

      Yemen Post, 27/07/14.

    4. Does it matter how a condemned man dies?

      Alex Hannaford, GQ, 26/07/14.

    5. US diplomats admit contact in Yemen with missing citizen Sharif Mobley

      Spencer Ackerman, Guardian, 25//07/14.

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