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A Foreign Affairs Committee report published today (27 November) criticises the government for “set[ting] a dangerous precedent” in its public position on drones.
CND has criticised the Government for signing a £37 million contract for Trident missile launchers more than a year before a Parliamentary vote on replacement of the system.
Christian Aid has welcomed the UK Government’s pledge to commit £720 million to the Green Climate Fund.
A High Court judge has said that a victim of UK rendition and torture can proceed with his claims against the British Government.
The UK Government has admitted defeat in court over its claims that a renditions case could not be heard for fear of embarrassing the US.
Leading human rights NGOs have warned that Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee is “not…adequate” for investigating the UK’s involvement in rendition and torture.
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has welcomed the United States’ decision to join the majority of the world’s states at a landmark conference on nuclear weapons next month.
British security company G4S is refusing to address concerns over its involvement in the running of the US prison at Guantánamo Bay.
A normally secretive court is to consider whether the Government should be made to release more information regarding its surveillance of legally privileged communications.