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The Yemeni government has paid compensation to civilian victims of a 2013 drone strike that hit a wedding convoy and which US Government sources have claimed killed only ‘militants.’
The family of a British citizen kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia in June has called on the British government to secure his release as soon as possible.
There are ncreased concerns that the UK may be seeking to censor the US Senate report on CIA torture and rendition following newly released information on meetings involving the British Ambassdor.
A US District Court judge has ordered that independent doctors be allowed into Guantanamo Bay to evaluate a hunger striker whose health has deteriorated so much that there are concerns for his life.
A judge in Egypt has walked out of a mass trial of hundreds of prisoners that includes an Irish teenager who was a juvenile when arrested.
A mass trial in Egypt tomorrow (12 August) could see death sentences handed down to hundreds of prisoners, including an Irish teenager who was a juvenile at the time of his arrest.
Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the UK will continue to raise with UAE authorities the case of a British student who was tortured by police into signing a confession to drugs offences.
The government has dismissed MPs’ concerns about British use of armed drones and said it plans to expand their deployment while redoubling efforts to “promote” them to the public and MPs.
New powers have come into force this week allowing the Home Secretary Theresa May to deprive naturalised Britons of their citizenship, even where doing so would render them stateless.
The state of Arizona yesterday took almost two hours to kill a prisoner using the same combination of drugs used in a botched execution in Ohio earlier this year.