Tag Archives: detained without charge or trial

Sweet home, Chicago is resisting transparency. Our move.

‘Gestapo’ tactics at US police ‘black site’ ring alarm from Chicago to Washington | US news | The Guardian Politicians and civil-rights groups across the US expressed shock upon hearing descriptions of off-the-books interrogation at Homan Square, the Chicago warehouse … Continue reading

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Sweet home, Chicago. So not.

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden ‘black site’ | US news | The Guardian Alleged police practices at Homan Square, according to those familiar with the facility who spoke out to the Guardian after its investigation into Chicago … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Poland complicit in CIA rendition, torture

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8140 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 … Continue reading

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Reprieve to Metropolitan Police: Investigate G4S role in Guantánamo

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Mon Jan 12, 2015 Police asked to investigate G4S over Guantanamo role British security firm G4S could be criminally liable for its involvement in Guantanamo Bay, according to a new complaint … Continue reading

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Reprieve re 13th anniversary of Guantánamo detention center: Shut it down

[Personal note on Reprieve’s Press Release: Pushing to free one Guantánamo inmate helps each of the remaining 127 “detainees” … please sign the Amnesty International UK petition at this link – https://www.amnesty.org.uk/actions/bring-shaker-aamer-home-guantanamo?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Mass&utm_campaign=Stop%20Torture%20campaign&utm_content=Shaker_button1%5D Reprieve: +44 (0) 7739 188 097 For immediate … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Cameron must secure Shaker Aamer’s release in meeting with Obama

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Tue Jan 6, 2015 Prime Minister must secure Guantanamo Brit’s release at Obama meeting In the wake of comments made by a senior Pentagon official regarding the transfer of cleared prisoners … Continue reading

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Four more released from Guantánamo

4 Afghans returned home from Guantánamo | The Miami Herald Leaving Guantánamo on Friday were Mohammad Zahir, 61, Khi Ali Gul, 51, Shawali Khan, 51, and Abdul Ghani, 42, all of whom were taken to the prison camps in southeast … Continue reading

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Reprieve: nurse who refused to force-feed may have served 18 years for nothing

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Wed Nov 19, 2014 Medical associations throw support behind Guantanamo nurse who refused to force-feed Medical groups including the American Nurses Association (ANA) have come out in support of a nurse … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK’s Hammond believes US re GITMO; doesn’t want proof

    Reprieve +44 (0) 7739 188 097 For immediate release: Sun Oct 19, 2014 Foreign Secretary ignores concerns over Guantanamo Brit abuse Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has dismissed concerns over the abuse of British cleared detainee Shaker Aamer, in a … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Cleared-for-release, force-fed GITMO prisoner to get day in court

Reprieve (001) 917 855 8064 For immediate release: Mon Oct 6, 2014 First-ever trial to assess Guantanamo force-feeding begins today An unprecedented trial to assess the legality of force-feeding methods used at Guantanamo Bay will begin today, Monday Oct 6, … Continue reading

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