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The Islamabad High Court has said it will hear the first significant legal challenge to the execution of a Pakistani who was convicted as a juvenile.
Pakistani government investigators have confiscated and tampered with evidence in the case of Shafqat Hussain, whose stay of execution is due to expire, says the legal charity Reprieve.
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.
UN support for Saudi counter-narcotics policing has been questioned in the light of figures showing around half of the country’s 48 executions this year have been for drugs offences.
The UN has called on Pakistan to permanently halt the planned execution of Shafqat Hussain and to investigate all cases of children on the country's death row.
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.