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Following his capture by UK forces and rendition to Afghanistan, the US has released Yunus Rahmatullah, a Pakistani citizen held for ten years without charge, trial, or access to a lawyer.
The legal charity Reprieve has written to the Foreign Secretary asking for clarification following reports that the CIA ran a torture 'black-site' on the UK territory of Diego Garcia.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) has voted to declassify their report on the CIA’s unlawful torture programme.
Ahead of a US Senate vote over whether to declassify a major report on CIA torture, one of the Agency’s victims has called for the “open acknowledgement of past wrongs.”
The announcement about how the UK government now intends to address torture allegation is as disappointing as it is predictable, says Amnesty.
Lawyers for the Libyan Abdul-Hakim Belhaj have called the Gibson Inquiry report into the improper treatment of detainees ‘a waste of time and money’.
The legal charity Reprieve has criticised the government's decision not to hold a judge-led enquiry into UK rendition to torture.
Despite concessions announced today,the Justice Secretary’s planned cuts to legal aid will still deny justice to a wide range of people wronged by the UK Government.
Lawyers for Shaker Aamer, a British resident still held in the prison, have called for the UK Government to ensure that he is next in line for release.
Amnesty International is calling for the return of the CIA agent Robert Seldon Lady to Italy to face justice for his part in the US-led rendition programme.