high court

  • February 20, 2017

    The High Court is to hear a challenge to the Crown Prosecution Service’s decision not to prosecute an ex-MI6 director over a family’s rendition to Colonel Gaddafi’s torture chambers in 2004.

  • January 11, 2017

    Between 7 and 9 of February 2017, the High Court in London will hear a judicial review into the legality of UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia for use in the ongoing bombing of Yemen. The review follows an application by Campaign Against Arms Trade

  • January 19, 2012

    The OLSX High Court ruling comes on the heels of the failed attempt by the Metropolitan Police to clear the entire Parliament Square protest camp.

  • January 18, 2012

    Immediate discussions about strategy have begun among supporters of Occupy London, after a High Court eviction order pending on the Court of Appeal.

  • January 18, 2012

    The Occupy the London Stock Exchange group has announced that it will appeal as soon as possible against a High Court eviction order.

  • April 21, 2011

    Disability campaigners have welcomed a landmark court victory by four residents over Birmingham City Council's attempt to cut their services.

  • October 20, 2009

    A High Court judge has blocked an attempt to launch a legal challenge over the government's use of taxpayers' money in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) investments that harm the environment and undermine human rights.

  • April 24, 2008

    The High Court has formally quashed the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) decision to drop its corruption investigation into BAE Systems arms deals with Saudi Arabia. The decision is a huge success for the campaign groups that brought the case.

  • April 22, 2008

    A short 'relief hearing' will take place at 10.00am on 23 April at the Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, following the High Court judgment which held that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had acted unlawfully by cutting short a corruption investigation into arms deals between BAE Systems and Saudi Arabia.

  • April 10, 2008

    The success of arms trade campaigners in bringing the judicial review in which the High Court has ruled that the Serious Fraud Office and UK government acted illegally in dropping a corruption investigation against BAE Systems, under pressure from the Saudis, is a major achievement