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A British student who was tortured into ‘confessing’ to drugs charges in the United Arab Emirates has spoken out about his ordeal.
A judge at the High Court in Islamabad has ordered the Pakistani police to open a criminal investigation into CIA involvement in a drone strike that killed three people on 31 December 2009.
Lawyers for Mohammad Ahmad Ghulam Rabban, held for over a decade without charge in Guantánamo Bay, have sought a court order compelling the Obama administration to release videotapes of his treatment.
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.
It has been announced that a full evidentiary hearing which could prove his innocence after 27 years in a Florida prison will be held in November for British citizen Krishna Maharaj.
The government has been challenged to explain its support for a Kenyan investigation resulting in a death sentence based on flawed evidence and a ‘confession’ extracted under torture.
Legal charity Reprieve has threatened action against the UK government for failure to investigate the role of UK telecoms giant BT in facilitating covert US drone strikes in Yemen.
A British businessman sentenced to death by a Florida court in 1987 will today (23 May) submit new evidence ahead of a full evidentiary hearing that could prove his innocence.
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.