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  1. TV and radio RSS

    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. UK must “do more” to distance itself from US drone programme, says ex-GCHQ chief’s report

      A report from a commission chaired by the former Director of GCHQ has called on the British Government to implement “safeguards” to ensure that UK drone personnel “remain compliant with international law.”

    2. Foreign Secretary ignores concerns over Guantanamo Brit abuse


      Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has dismissed concerns over the abuse of British cleared detainee Shaker Aamer, in a letter to his lawyer at human rights charity Reprieve.


    3. Government urged to defend Bahraini activist as ‘trial for tweeting’ begins

      The UK Government’s close links to Bahrain have been criticised ahead of the trial of a Bahraini human rights activist, starting today (19th), for the ‘crime’ of sending tweets.

    4. UK halts aid to Brit’s Ethiopian kidnappers as FCO challenged on inaction

      A UK-funded aid programme to senior security forces in Ethiopa appears to have been placed on hold, amid criticism of Government inaction on the abduction, rendition and possible torture by Ethiopia of a British citizen.

    5. Thousands echo daughter’s Downing Street call to bring back mentally-ill Brit Mohammed Asghar

      Some 70,000 people have signed a petition to be presented at Downing Street at 3.30 today (16th) by Jasmine Rana – the daughter of mentally-ill Brit Mohammed Asghar, who was recently shot in Pakistan while held on blasphemy charges.

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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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