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Christian Aid has issued a statement calling for an end to impunity on both sides in the Israel- Palestine conflict through a framework guided by international law and justice.
The state of Arizona yesterday took almost two hours to kill a prisoner using the same combination of drugs used in a botched execution in Ohio earlier this year.
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.
Holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the only federal super-maximum security prison in the US amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, says Amnesty.
A military medical professional at Guantanamo Bay recently refused to force-feed detainees after witnessing the suffering it caused detainees, it has been revealed.
British judges have ruled that a proposed cut to legal aid known as the ‘residence test’ is “unlawful” and “discriminatory.”
The government’s support for a flawed Kenyan prosecution was based on an incorrect analysis that may put it in breach of its own death penalty policy, says the legal charity Reprieve
MPs will tomorrow (9 July) vote on new legal aid cuts which could see torture victims denied their day in court, and leave the Government immune from legal challenges for wrongdoing overseas.
Hunger-striking Guantánamo detainees have asked a US court to count them as ‘persons’ with free exercise of religious rights, following a Supreme Court decision extending those rights to a US craft store chain.
The Japanese authorities' continued practice of secret executions despite growing concerns on the country's use of the death penalty is a scar on the justice system, says Amnesty International.