July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Allegations of harsh interrogations and torture have been consistent in the decade since Guantanamo Bay began housing prisoners. Former detainees subsequently voiced abuse accusations, including Sami-al-Leithy, Murat Kurnaz, Mohammed El Gharani, Mubarak Hussain bin Abul Hasim and Binyam Mohamed. ...[read more]
April 22, 2013
by Sarah Steers
On April 22, 2009, a judge for HM Courts and Tribunals Service stated that he would allow the UK government seven days to request the release of classified information related to the detention of Binyam Mohamed from the US government, or the court would issue the request order itself. Mohamed ...[read more]
February 15, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On February 15, 2009, UK resident, Binyam Mohamed, was medically cleared as healthy enough to travel overseas and return to the UK. Mohamed had been detained in the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities on suspicion of terrorism since 2004, but charges against him were dropped in October 2008. The ...[read more]
May 4, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On May 4, 2010, the England and Wales Court of Appeal ruled that state intelligence agencies cannot use secret evidence in their defense against abuse accusations by Binyam Mohamed and several other UK residents who were held at Guantanamo Bay. The judgment overturned a lower court ruling, which ...[read more]
November 18, 2010
by Drew Singer
A British intelligence officer accused of torturing a Guantanamo Bay detainee will not be charged due to a lack of evidence, the country's public prosecutor announced on Wednesday. The MI5 officer was allegedly complicit in the abuse of Binyam Mohamed, causing him to falsely admit to terrorism ...[read more]
May 4, 2010
by Daniel Richey
The England and Wales Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday that state intelligence agencies cannot use secret evidence in their defense against abuse accusations by Binyam Mohamed and several other UK residents who were held at Guantanamo Bay. The judgment overturned a November ruling of a UK high court... ...[read more]
February 26, 2010
by Ingrid Burke
The Queen on the application of Binyam Mohamed v. The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth, England and Wales Court of Appeal, February 26, 2010 .Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on Binyam Mohamed... ...[read more]
February 26, 2010
by Daniel Makosky
The England and Wales Court of Appeal on Friday disclosed additional text that was omitted from a previous ruling related to former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed. The language in question is critical of British intelligence service MI5, suggesting that its agents were aware of Mohamed... ...[read more]
February 20, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
The UK Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on Saturday called for an independent investigation into allegations that the government had knowledge of and was complicit in the torture of Binyam Mohamed and 24 other British residents and citizens while they were held abroad as terror ...[read more]
February 12, 2010
by Steve Czajkowski
The head of the UK intelligence service MI5 on Friday denied accusations that it had collaborated with the US over the alleged torture of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed. Director General Jonathan Evans made the comments in response to criticisms by Lord David Neuberger that the ...[read more]

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