rendition

  • April 13, 2018

    The High Court has ordered the Government to hand over a top secret Metropolitan Police file that recommended charges against a senior MI6 officer for his role in the illegal rendition and torture of opponents of Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi.

  • March 22, 2018

    The Supreme Court will today hear a landmark challenge to attempts by the Government to conceal the role of a top MI6 officer in illegal renditions to Libya.

  • March 15, 2018

    President Trump has announced that he will nominate Gina Haspel as the new Director of the CIA.

  • March 1, 2018

    The Supreme Court will hear a landmark challenge to attempts by the Government to conceal the role of a top MI6 officer in renditions to Libya.

  • November 1, 2017

    The Government will argue in court tomorrow  that controversial ‘secret court’ measures, introduced in 2013, should for the first time be used in relation to a criminal case.

  • October 28, 2017

    Five leading human rights groups have  urged the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, to take action to negotiate the return of a British father on death row in Ethiopia, after more than three years of a failed strategy.

  • October 18, 2017

    A hunger-striking prisoner at Guantanamo Bay has asked the US courts to intervene to halt a new round of abuses at the prison. Ahmed Rabbani is one of just 26 remaining ‘forever prisoners’ who will never be charged or tried, but whom President Trump has vowed never to release.

  • July 22, 2017

    The High Court decided yesterday that the trial involving the rendition and torture of a leading Gaddafi opponent and his pregnant wife should be conducted in secret.

  • July 6, 2017

    The Government will apply for a secret hearing in a challenge to a prosecution decision for the first time in a case stemming from the involvement of a senior MI6 officer in the abduction and ‘rendition’ of two families to Gaddafi’s Libya, it has emerged.

  • June 26, 2017

    It is three years since British father Andy Tsege was first illegally kidnapped from an international airport and rendered to Ethiopia’s death row. His partner, Yemi Hailemariam, has written to the Prime Minister asking her to negotiate his return home to her and their three children Helawit (17) Yilak and Menabe (both 10) in London.