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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. Lawmakers tell White House: let us see Guantanamo force-feeding tapes

      Seventy-six US Members of Congress have called on President Obama to let them view video footage of abusive force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay.

    2. Libyan rendition victims’ case must be heard, Court of Appeal rules

      Britain’s Court of Appeal has today ruled that a husband and wife who were rendered to Gaddafi’s prisons, in a long-secret part of Tony Blair’s 2004 ‘deal in the desert,’ are to be allowed their day in court.

    3. "I know Brit was framed” says new witness, 28 years after Miami jailing

      An elderly Briton was framed for a murder for which he has spent 28 years in a Miami prison, according to new evidence detailed last night in an investigative BBC report.

    4. UK Government to release secret policy on surveillance of lawyers after last-minute u-turn

      The Government today agreed to release its until-now secret policies governing how and when it eavesdrops on confidential communication between lawyers and their clients, in response to a case brought by victims of rendition and torture.

    5. Secretive UK court holds rare open hearing on Libyan renditions

      The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) will today hold a rare open hearing as part of a case examining whether Government surveillance has undermined torture victims’ right to a fair trial.

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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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