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Lawyers for Guantanamo detainees have filed an emergency motion in US federal court over the ongoing infringement of their religious rights during Ramadan.
The US government is ignoring a judge’s order to end invasive genital searches on detainees who want to meet or speak with their lawyers, sats Reprieve.
The authorities at Guantanamo Bay have twice censored a list of prisoners on hunger strike, set out by Shaker Aamer in letters to his lawyers.
A US Federal judge has urged President Obama to address the hunger strike in Guantanamo, pointing out that he has the power and the authority to do so directly
Lawyers for four Guantanamo detainees have warned that the prison may become “a veritable force-feeding factory” during Ramadan.
The Obama administration has failed to guarantee that force feeding at Guantanamo will not be carried out during the day in Ramadan.
The UK government is locked in a battle to avoid revealing what GCHQs policy is on providing intelligence to support CIA drone strikes.
The UK Supreme Court has criticised Government lawyers over their unnecessary use of secret courts – known as Closed Material Procedures.
David Cameron has raised the case of Shaker Aamer with President Obama. Mr Aamer is on hunger-strike and is the last remaining British resident in Guantanamo Bay.
A pharmaceutical company which has taken steps to prevent its product from being used in executions is to receive an award recognising ethical leadership.