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 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.
For over a decade, whenever German chancellor Angela Merkel talked on her mobile phone – chatting to fellow ministers of her government, or simply to discuss dinner plans with her husband – we now know that the NSA was listening in on her every word. Now media reports suggest that the United Kingdom played a vital role in this spying on its European partners.
A British man arrested and tortured by Dubai police has today been acquitted.
Brother of tortured Dubai Brit speaks out ahead of verdict tomorrow
Pressure mounts on UK govt as victim reveals: Gaddafi spy chief told me Diego Garcia was a stop on my torture tour
New revelations mean Government must clarify whether British territory was used to torture
Medical report reveals full extent of Guantanamo Brit's illness; motion filed for his urgent release
Wajahat S. Khan and F. Brinley Bruton, NBC News, 08/04/14
Yemen Online, 08/04/14
Eman El-Shenawi, Al Arabiya, 03/04/14
eNews Park Forest, 03/04/14
Ewan Palmer, International Business Times, 08/04/14