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The legal charity Reprieve has criticised the government's decision not to hold a judge-led enquiry into UK rendition to torture.
Home Secretary Theresa May has been criticised by Reprieve for refusing a request by Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee to question the head of MI5.
In a statement to mark Human Rights Day, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned that “armed drones are…being deployed, without due legal process."
The Court of Appeal has heard from the lawyer for a civilian drone strike victim who is seeking answers over the UK’s support for the CIA’s covert programme in Pakistan.
A new report from the legal and human rights charity Reprieve shows that 75 per cent of prisoners in Dubai central jail allege they have been tortured by police.
Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer can, for the first time, be heard speaking from his prison cell as part of a recording made by a US news channel.
Legal charity Reprieve has called on the UK to follow Ireland in stopping support for counter-narcotics programmes in Iran and Pakistan which result in death sentences.
The government is refusing to grant visas to three Pakistani drone strike victims, one of whom is suing the UK over its intelligence-sharing with the CIA.
At a High Court hearing on UK involvement in torture and rendition, details have emerged of the ordeal faced by the pregnant wife of a Gaddafi opponent.
A hearing of the case brought against the UK government, MI6 and Jack Straw over the kidnap and rendition of a LIbyan dissident and his wife begins today.