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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.
Government claims 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.
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
UK Foreign Office documents concerning the use of British territory by CIA 'rendition' flights show that ministers have been keeping key evidence in their posession from MPs, it has emerged.
Campaigners are calling for the UK to end its military ties with Israel.
Documents that could implicate British officials in the CIA's global rendition programme have been irretrievably damaged, the Foreign Office has claimed.
As three Al-Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in prison, Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has called for an immediate end to all arms sales to the Egyptian regime.
Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee has called on the UK Government to restrict the use by the US of Diego Garcia, a British overseas territory, for renditions.
G8 countries have yet to live up to the important commitments they made on tax and transparency at their Northern Ireland summit a year ago, says Christian Aid.