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A verdict is expected today in the appeal by a British student against his conviction in Sharjah, UAE, which was based on a ‘confession’ extracted from him through torture.
The British government is being asked to reopen an investigation into BT, after new evidence appeared to link the company to illegal US drone strikes and their associated surveillance
British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantánamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge.
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.