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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.
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.