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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. UK Government changes story again on destruction of Diego Garcia renditions evidence

      A British minister has today admitted that a number of records relating to flights passing through the island of Diego Garcia – which is known to have been used by CIA rendition jets – have been “damaged [by water] to the point of no longer being useful.”

    2. Drone firms bought influence at NATO summit

      Arms companies which provide key components for the drones used by the US to carry out secret strikes in violation of international law bought access to last week's NATO summit, research by legal charity Reprieve has found.

    3. Tortured British student faces verdict in UAE appeal

      **UPDATE (12 Sept, 2014): Ahmad Zeidan's verdict was delayed, and is now expected on 18 September** A verdict is expected today (Monday 8 Sept) in the appeal by a British student against his conviction in Sharjah, UAE, which was based on a ‘confession’ extracted from him through torture.

    4. Leading rights groups and TDs call for release of Irish teen held in Egypt

      Rights groups including Reprieve and Amnesty International have joined MEPs, parliamentarians, academics, teaching unions and student groups in calling on the Irish government to secure the release of an Irish teen facing the death penalty in Egypt.

    5. UK records undermine Government’s claims over damaged CIA rendition documents

      Claims by ministers that documents relating to the UK role in CIA ‘rendition’ flights were accidentally damaged have been cast into doubt by new Foreign Office (FCO) records obtained by legal charity Reprieve.

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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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