Reprieve delivers justice and saves lives, from death row to Guantánamo Bay.
on 11 November 2013
A number of high-profile supporters of Dubai’s bid to host the World Expo in 2020 are being urged to withdraw their backing due to increasing evidence of a widespread police torture problem in the Emirate.
on 07 November 2013
Commenting on today’s questioning of the heads of the UK intelligence agencies by Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee, Reprieve’s Strategic Director, Cori Crider said: “Today’s hearing was billed as a grilling, but was nothing more than a damp squib."
on 06 November 2013
UK government refusing to grant visas for drone strike victims
on 31 October 2013
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech to today’s ‘Open Government’ summit, in which he said “When we talk about transparency elsewhere, we’ve got to show it at home too,” and claimed that “Over the past three and a half years the Government I lead has been unprecedented in the information we’ve released,” Reprieve’s Executive Director, Clare Algar said: “David Cameron is right that we need transparency at home – but sadly, he isn’t practicing what he preaches."
on 30 October 2013
Figures released by the Government of Pakistan today regarding the number of civilian deaths caused by drone strikes are shown to be inaccurate by a report provided to the courts by Pakistan’s authorities earlier this year, it has emerged.
on 29 October 2013
Two children who were injured in a CIA drone strike in Pakistan which killed their grandmother are today visiting the US Congress, along with their school-teacher father, to give evidence on their ordeal.
on 28 October 2013
Tomorrow (Tuesday October 29) two children who were injured in a drone attack in North West Pakistan which killed their grandmother will appear, along with their father, at a briefing in the US Congress.
on 24 October 2013
Guantanamo authorities block detainee from watching film depicting his daily ordeal
on 23 October 2013
As a High Court hearing on UK involvement in torture and rendition enters its third day, documents released detail the ordeal faced by the pregnant wife of a Gaddafi opponent during her 2004 ‘rendition.’
on 21 October 2013
A senior Foreign Office official was today questioned over the Government’s attempts to have a case concerning MI6 involvement in rendition and torture thrown out of court – a position at odds with Cabinet minister Ken Clarke’s claim that he would “like to know what the outcome is” in such cases.