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Lawyers for a British citizen on trial for drug offences in the UAE have argued for his acquittal after allegations of torture, illegal police conduct and lack of evidence.
A court in the United Arab Emirates yesterday heard evidence detailing the torture by local police of a British man charged with drugs offences.
A gravely ill Yemeni man has become the first Guantánamo Bay prisoner to have his claims of abuse at the military base considered by a US court of law.
Six people facing trial for a peaceful protest at the London arms fair have been told that the charges have been dropped, only days before they were due in court.
“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’.