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On 13 April, Pax Christi and Quaker Peace and Social Witness will join the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) in challenging the $1.75 trillion annual spend on the military and on war.
The UK Government is continuing to delay the publication of flight records which could hold evidence of the use of British territory by CIA ‘torture flights'.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is refusing to request the release of a British citizen who was kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia over nine months ago, it has emerged.
The UK government is refusing to guarantee that it will not misuse the intercepted lawyer-client communications of two rendition victims in their cases against it.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has called on the government to ensure that weapons supplied by UK companies are not used in Saudi led air-strikes on Yemen.
The body investigating British abuses in Iraq says it will not request as evidence the US Senate report on CIA torture, in the case of two Pakistani men tortured and rendered by the UK and the US.
US officials may have attempted to negotiate the forced return of British resident Shaker Aamer to Saudi Arabia, despite a promise not to do so, it has been revealed.
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal will tomorrow (13 March 2015) hold a hearing over UK government spying on privileged lawyer-client communications.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership risks starting an “unacceptable” race to the bottom in environmental regulations, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Christian Aid Chair Rowan Williams has praised Parliamentarians of all parties for passing a Bill which commits the UK to spend 0.7 per cent of its national income on aid.