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Reprieve: Shaker Aamer 'beaten' in latest Guantanamo crackdown

Reprieve (+44) 207 553 8160  For immediate release: Wed Aug 27, 2014

Shaker Aamer ‘beaten’ in latest Guantanamo crackdown

British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantánamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge. 337 more words

Reprieve: Hagel ignores media, human rights groups calls for GITMO transparency

Reprieve (001) 929 258 2754  For immediate release: Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hagel ignores leading NGOs’ call for release of Gitmo force-feeding tapes

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, who oversees Guantanamo Bay prison, has ignored a letter from a group of NGOs including Human Rights Watch, the ACLU, Physicians for Human Rights and Reprieve, in which they ask him to release the videotapes of detainees being force-fed. 995 more words

Reprieve: Yemeni government pays over $1m compensation to civilian drone strike victims

Reprieve (001) 929 258 2754  For immediate release: Tue Aug 19, 2014

Yemeni government pays over $1m compensation to civilian drone strike victims

 The Yemeni government has paid compensation to civilian victims of a 2013 drone strike that hit a wedding convoy – which US Government sources have claimed killed only ‘militants.’ 317 more words

Judge Kessler insists on answers re GITMO force-feeding. Under oath.

Reprieve (001) 929 258 2754  For immediate release: Tues Aug 12, 2014

US Judge orders independent doctors to evaluate gravely ill Guantanamo hunger striker


A US District Court judge today ordered that independent doctors be allowed into Guantanamo Bay to evaluate a long-time hunger striker whose health has deteriorated so much that there are now concerns for his life. 398 more words

Game over. Try again?

Over the last three weeks, I’ve received two similar e-mails from two completely different publishers. They were both rejections, but each invited me to submit another piece for their respective next issues. 203 more words

Reprieve: UK dives into darkness; requests rendition censorship of US Senate

Reprieve (+44) 7792 351 660  For immediate release: Sun, Aug 3, 2014

UK Government attempting to “censor” Senate torture reportThe British Government has admitted that it has “made representations” to the US concerning the release of material in a major forthcoming Senate report concerning the CIA’s torture and rendition programme. 667 more words

Britain 'attempts to censor' US report on torture sites

The government stands accused of seeking to conceal Britain’s role in extraordinary rendition, ahead of the release of a declassified intelligence report that exposes the use of torture at US secret prisons around the world. 523 more words

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