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on 30 November 2011
A British national who has been held since 2009 in a prison in Democratic Republic of Congo is facing new threats to his life following a prisoners’ rebellion which has led to a stand-off with DRC military forces.
on 29 November 2011
A Swiss-Indian pharmaceutical company is demanding that the US state of Nebraska returns drugs which it says were ‘wrongfully diverted’ there to be used in lethal injections.
on 25 November 2011
Egypt’s military authorities yesterday unexpectedly fast-tracked court proceedings for an ex-Guantánamo detainee who was imprisoned on his return home to Egypt in June.
on 24 November 2011
Ten years ago today Shaker Aamer was detained in Afghanistan. He was subsequently sold for a bounty to US forces, tortured in Bagram Air Force Base and Kandahar (with British agents as witnesses), before being transferred to Guantánamo Bay for additional abuse.
on 23 November 2011
Lawyers representing a prisoner held illegally at the US military prison at Bagram Airbase will today seek to force the British Government to secure his release.
on 21 November 2011
The catastrophic case of Linda Carty, a British grandmother now facing imminent execution in Texas, is to be featured in a new television documentary film at 8pm on Monday 28th November on the UK's Channel 4.
on 21 November 2011
The Pakistani Government is tomorrow (22 November) expected to report back to a court on the illegal detention of seven of its nationals at a US prison in Afghanistan.
on 17 November 2011
A family of six which was rendered back to Gaddafi’s Libya by UK and US intelligence services has filed a criminal complaint with the Metropolitan Police over their ordeal.
on 16 November 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague is today expected to defend proposals by the UK Government, set out in the Justice and Security Green Paper, which would increase the use of secret proceedings in British courts, and close off the legal route by which evidence of British complicity in torture first came to light.
on 10 November 2011
Legal action charity Reprieve will tonight (Thursday) host London's star-studded House of Trivia in support of our vital work on death rows and in Guantánamo Bay.