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  1. TV and radio RSS

    1. People and Power, Libya: Renditions

      Juliana Ruhfus and People and Power, Al Jazeera, 18/12/2013

    2. Menschenrechte: Vorwürfe an das UKE

      NDR Aktuell, 19/11/2013

    3. The World Tonight from Guantanamo Bay

      BBC Radio 4, 20/11/2013

    4. Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live

      Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live, 19/11/2013

    5. BBC Radio 5 Live - Last Briton in Guantanamo Bay speaks from cell

      Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live, 19/11/2013.

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    Blog posts RSS

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. Government puts forward legal aid proposals which would deny justice to torture victims

      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.

      by Donald Campbell

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  2. Press Releases RSS

    1. Poland “facilitated” CIA torture in European secret prison, court rules

      The European Court of Human Rights has today ruled that the Polish government was not only aware of but actively assisted the CIA’s European “black site” programme, which saw detainees held and tortured in secret prisons across the Continent.

    2. Arizona inmate takes two hours to die in botched execution using experimental two-drug cocktail

      The state of Arizona has taken one hour and 57 minutes to kill a prisoner in a botched execution, which was carried out using the same combination of drugs as those used in the botched execution of an Ohio prisoner earlier this year.

    3. Libyan renditions case in court as UK ‘lobbies for secrecy’ in key torture report

      The case brought by a husband and wife subjected to a 2004 ‘rendition,’ jointly organised by MI6, the CIA and Libyan intelligence, is being heard today by the Court of Appeal in London.

    4. Questions for UK Government over claims “heavy weather” destroyed renditions evidence

      Claims made by the Government that possible evidence of UK involvement in renditions held in Diego Garcia was damaged by “extremely heavy weather” last month have been questioned by legal charity Reprieve, in the light of independent weather records suggesting there was no heavy rain during the period.

    5. BT indifferent to supporting US drone programme “as long as they pay our bills”

      Telecoms firm BT today dismissed questions over its provision of support to the US’ covert drone programme, stating that it “does not look at what its customers do” with its equipment, and adding that “we sell our services to governments as long as they pay our bills.”

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  3. Reprieve on the web RSS

    1. Ministers demand five trials in secret: New powers used to block access to court cases.

      Tamara Cohen, Mail Online, 23/07/14.

    2. Libyan dissident appeals to UK judges over MI6 rendition

      Richard Norton-Taylor, Guardian, 21/07/14.

    3. A nurse at Gitmo refuses to force feed any more prisoners. Others should too

      Cori Crider, Guardian, 18/07/14.

    4. Nurse refuses “criminal” force feeding of Guantanamo detainees

      Jeanne Lenzer, BMJ (British Medical Journal), 18/07/14.

    5. Guantanamo Bay Officials Just Figured Out That Olive Oil Is a Terrible Lubricant

      Jason Leopold, VICE, 17/07/14.

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