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“Superglue protesters avoid jail” declared a headline on ITN this week. As one of the protesters in question, I’m pleased to report that we didn’t only avoid jail. We were acquitted.
Christians acquitted of aggravated trespass say their trial has raised issues about the way that police are deployed at the London arms fair.
Christians on trial for a peaceful protest against the arms trade have spoken about the presence of illegal torture equipment at the London arms fair.
The Geneva 2 conference on Syria must seek full access to investigate allegations that 11,000 people have been tortured and killed in detention, says Amnesty.
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.
Torture, flogging and summary killings are rife in secret prisons run by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, an armed group controlling swathes of northern Syria.
A new report from the legal and human rights charity Reprieve shows that 75 per cent of prisoners in Dubai central jail allege they have been tortured by police.
Legal charity Reprieve has called on the UK to follow Ireland in stopping support for counter-narcotics programmes in Iran and Pakistan which result in death sentences.