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A British student’s appeal against his sentence in the United Arab Emirates, based on a ‘confession’ extracted through torture, has been rejected.
A 70-year-old British man from Edinburgh is in critical condition after being shot in a Pakistani prison by a police officer or prison guard earlier today (25 September).
A High Court hearing begins today in the case of a man kidnapped and tortured by British troops in Iraq, rendered to secret detention and held for over a decade without charge or trial.
The British government has been warned it may face legal action if it fails to consult Parliament and the public on the redeployment of drones outside declared war zones.
A government minister has admitted that records on flights through Diego Garcia – used by CIA rendition jets – are “damaged to the point of no longer being useful.”
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.