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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.
The Government is pushing ahead with plans which allow it to make Britons stateless by depriving them of citizenship, despite having described such moves as a “negative step.”
The House of Commons has overturned amendments to the Immigration Bill made by the House of Lords concerning the issue of citizenship-stripping.
MPs are tomorrow (7 May) expected to vote on the Home Secretary’s plans for a vast expansion of the Government’s power to arbitrarily deprive Britons of their citizenship.
A judge in Florida has ordered a full evidentiary hearing in the case of Krishna Maharaj, a British businessman who has been in prison since1987.
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.