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Reprieve: Houthi must confirm US citizen Sharif Mobley's safety, grant attorney access

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8140

For immediate release: Fri Feb 27, 2015

Houthi authorities in Yemen must confirm safety of US citizen and give access to counsel, says lawyer… 558 more words

.@BarackObama: Find everyone you've Disappeared

Why was US citizen Sharif Mobley abandoned in Yemen? | Cori Crider | Comment is free | The Guardian

For a moment last year, it seemed as if a Yemeni judge might actually seek out the truth of all this. 117 more words

UK opposes death penalty, except when it funds it on foreign soil

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8160

For immediate release: Tue Feb 24, 2015

Whitehall confusion over “aid for executions” as Brits face Pakistan gallows
 
The Government has been urged to end UK support for Pakistani drug operations that lead to death sentences, after an admission by the Foreign Office (FCO) that it does not know the identity of two British citizens facing execution after UK-funded drug raids. 356 more words

Sunday Funday: A Little Comedic Reprieve

You’ve probably heard it before: “The job search is the hardest job you will ever have.” Well, I don’t think I believe that but the job search sure can be frustrating. 159 more words

Sunday Funday

Reprieve: Poland complicit in CIA rendition, torture

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For immediate release: Tue 17 February, 2015

European Court confirms Polish complicity in CIA rendition and torture
 
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has today confirmed its judgement that Poland actively assisted the CIA’s European “black site” programme, which saw detainees held and tortured in secret prisons across the Continent. 264 more words

Reprieve: UK needs to come clean on lawyer-client snooping

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For immediate release: Wed 18 February, 2015

Government concedes polices on lawyer-client snooping were unlawful
 
The UK Government has today conceded that its policies governing the ability of intelligence agencies to spy on lawyer-client communications were unlawful, in response to a case brought by two victims of an MI6-orchestrated ‘rendition’ operation. 413 more words

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re·prieve

rəˈprēv/

noun: a temporary escape from an undesirable fate or unpleasant situation

The above definition is a bit melodramatic. But a few weeks ago, Paul and I were able to take a little… 171 more words

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