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Amnesty International has strongly criticised the Obama administration’s silence in the wake of last year’s Senate torture report.
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.
Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee has admitted that it was only able to consider “limited” evidence on redactions from the Senate torture report.
Theresa May was one of several UK officials who met with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence ahead of the publication of its report on torture by the US and its allies.
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.
David Miliband, who as UK Foreign Secretary was forced to admit that the CIA had used British territory for ‘rendition’ flights, has left open the possibility that further evidence of involvement could emerge.
The case brought by a husband and wife subjected to a 2004 ‘rendition,’ jointly organised by MI6, the CIA and Libyan intelligence, is being heard today by the Court of Appeal in London.
Sixty-two national peace, faith other NGOs have sent a letter to the US Senate, urging opposition to new sanctions against Iran.
The children of British resident and Gunatanamo detainee Shaker Aamer have submitted statements to a US Senate hearing, describing life without their father.
Family members of Guantanamo detainees have submitted letters to a US Senate Hearing on closing the prison, describing the nightmare of living without their loved ones.