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David Cameron is being urged to intervene to protect a British student who was tortured into ‘confessing’ to drugs charges in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
David Cameron must ensure human rights are as high on the agenda as trade in his meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in London, says Amnesty International.
A British student who was tortured into ‘confessing’ to drugs charges in the United Arab Emirates has spoken out about his ordeal.
Health service staff angry that their pay is still being capped despite the economic recovery, are to remind the government today of the millions of hours of unpaid overtime they put in each year.
The Queen's Speech this morning (4 June) set out the government's proposed legislative agenda for its final year in power before the general election.
A young British student who was tortured into signing a ‘confession’ has been jailed for nine years in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), says the legal charity Reprieve.
A new report by the Prison Reform Trust, supported by the Bromley Trust, shows the system under significant strain with fewer staff, worsening safety and fewer opportunities for rehabilitation.
The government has been challenged to explain its support for a Kenyan investigation resulting in a death sentence based on flawed evidence and a ‘confession’ extracted under torture.
Legal charity Reprieve has threatened action against the UK government for failure to investigate the role of UK telecoms giant BT in facilitating covert US drone strikes in Yemen.
Following his capture by UK forces and rendition to Afghanistan, the US has released Yunus Rahmatullah, a Pakistani citizen held for ten years without charge, trial, or access to a lawyer.