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UK court releases previously withheld section in ex-Guantanamo detainee case
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 , (More)
UK rights commission urges probe into torture collusion allegations
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 [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] and (More)
Former UK AG calls for clarification of government complicity in torture
The former attorney general for England and Wales Lord Peter Goldsmith called for an investigation into whether British intelligence agencies were complicit in the torture of terror suspects abroad. Goldsmith said [Independent report] that governme (More)
UK security head denies torture collaboration
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 [BBC profile; JURIST news archive]. Director General Jonathan (More)
US intelligence chief condemns UK decision to release details of detainee treatment
US Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair on Wednesday condemned a UK Court of Appeal ruling [judgment text; JURIST report] that the British government must publish intelligence relating to the alleged torture of former Guantanamo Bay deta (More)
UK appeals court orders release of details on ex-Guantanamo detainee's treatment
The England and Wales Court of Appeal on Wednesday ruled that the government must disclose the seven previously withheld paragraphs outlining the alleged torture of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed . In rejecting the government's (More)
UK government appeals release of details on ex-Guantanamo detainee's treatment
British government lawyers argued Monday that two UK High Court judges acted irresponsibly when they ruled last month that the details of the detention of Binyam Mohamed in Pakistan in 2002 must be released . Lawyers representing Foreign Secretary (More)
UK judge rules Guantanamo detainee can access 'torture' documents
A UK High Court judge ruled Tuesday that British Guantanamo Bay detainee Shaker Aamer must have access to secret documents that may contain evidence of torture. Aamer, the only British citizen remaining at the US military prison, petitioned the cou (More)
UK court orders release of details of ex-Guantanamo detainee's treatment
The UK High Court ruled Thursday that the details of the detention of Binyam Mohamed in Pakistan in 2002 must be released. This most recent decision is the latest in a series of back and forth rulings on whether redacted materials regarding Mohame (More)
UK court rules evidence may be kept secret in torture suit
The British High Court ruled Wednesday that the government may withhold evidence from seven claimants suing UK intelligence services MI5 and MI6 for their roles in alleged torture at Guantanamo Bay . The court ruled that the agencies can rely on (More)