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on 22 March 2012
The Lahore High Court on Wednesday 21st March ordered Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to immediately write to the government of the United States demanding details about seven Pakistani nationals currently detained in Afghanistan at Bagram Airbase, including the reasons for their arrest and the legal charges levelled against them.
on 21 March 2012
"Having failed to win the public argument the security services have retreated to the secret lunch. This is not an acceptable basis on which to simply junk our centuries-old tradition of open justice."
on 12 March 2012
Reprieve and solicitors Leigh Day & Co have announced that they will be issuing formal legal proceedings this week against the UK Foreign Secretary on behalf of Noor Khan, whose father was killed last year in a drone strike on a Jirga – or council of elders – in North West Pakistan.
on 06 March 2012
The Justice Secretary today admitted that he was “unsettled” by the response of a group of expert lawyers to the Government’s controversial secret justice plans.
on 05 March 2012
The Government’s own assessment of its plans for secret courts has warned that they could cost an extra £11 million every year, and lead to a “higher risk of potential security breaches.”
on 02 March 2012
Poland’s authorities have, without warning, moved crucial evidence of a secret CIA prison to an undisclosed location, in what appears to be a last ditch attempt to impede human rights lawyers working on the case.
on 28 February 2012
The former Director of Public Prosecutions has today warned that the Government's plans to introduce secret court proceedings in civil cases are an audacious attack on Britain's justice system, and risk placing the Government above the law.
on 23 February 2012
A senior British judge today condemned the UK Government for handing over a prisoner to the US “in questionable circumstances” and thereby “[selling] the pass with regard to their ability to protect him in the future.”
on 23 February 2012
Relatives of children killed and injured by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan have today filed a complaint against the USA with the United Nations.
on 20 February 2012
The British Government has been reported to the police over war crimes in Iraq, following its failure to secure the release of a prisoner rendered to Afghanistan and held without charge or trial for eight years.