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A young British student who was tortured into signing a ‘confession’ has been jailed for nine years in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), says the legal charity Reprieve.
Two more hunger-striking prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have gone to court to preserve tapes of their force-feedings.
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.
A Guantánamo prisoner has told lawyers of the increasingly brutal punishment meted out to detainees peacefully protesting their indefinite detention.
Authorities in Sharjah (UAE, yesterday sought to block lawyers for a British student from accessing evidence of his torture, in contravention of international law.
A British student who was arrested and tortured in Sharjah, UAE has been punished by prison authorities after complaining about his mistreatment.
A British man arrested and tortured by Dubai police has been acquitted.
A Briton beaten and threatened by Dubai police before being made to sign documents in a language he did not understand, expects a verdict in his trial on 15 April.
A medical evaluation of Shaker Aamer has detailed the physical and psychological damage caused by his torture and ongoing abuse at Guantanamo Bay.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) has voted to declassify their report on the CIA’s unlawful torture programme.