Tag Archives: drone strikes

@David_Cameron: unchecked U.S. puppet/assassin, (increasingly) bloody fool

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wednesday Sep 09, 2015 PM dodges MPs’ questions on drones policy   The Prime Minister today said he would not discuss with MPs the details of the Government’s targeted killing programme, … Continue reading

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Drone strike on Syria not authorized by Parliament kills two Brits: Reprieve comments.

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Monday Sep 07, 2015 UK drone strikes in Syria – Reprieve comment Commenting on the announcement that a UK drone strike in Syria ordered without Parliamentary approval has killed two British … Continue reading

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UK under @David_Cameron more tightly embraces @POTUS’ #FewLivesMatter worldview

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Mon Aug 3, 2015 UK Government to scrap Death Penalty Strategy   The British Government will not renew its Strategy for working to end the death penalty around the world, international … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK needs to come clean on involvement in US strikes on Yemen, Pakistan

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thu July 23, 2015 UK pilots embedded at US drone base responsible for Pakistan, Yemen strikes   British pilots have been flying drones from a US base responsible for covert strikes … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK is already bombing Syria; debate is “somewhat obsolete”

Reprieve 44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Fri July 17, 2015 UK pilots conducted strikes in Syria British personnel have already conducted air strikes in Syria, despite the Government’s claim that there would be a vote in Parliament … Continue reading

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Inadequate UN torture report … there’s more room in a broken heart.

I was crushed when I skimmed through the UN Human Rights Council’s Advance Version of the Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Given all that’s going on, I expected there to … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Leaked documents on UK’s Artful Dodging in drone strike complicity

Reprieve: +44 (0) 7791 755 415 For immediate release: Monday Dec 29, 2014 Leaked documents raise new questions over UK complicity in secret US drone strikes Previously secret documents obtained by Der Speigel – including a ‘Kill List’ that included … Continue reading

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Leaked CIA report reveals Obama ignored intelligence, escalated drone strikes

Reprieve + (44) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Fri Dec 19, 2014 Obama escalated US drones despite CIA document arguing strikes ineffective and risky A report – from July 2009 – leaked yesterday, has revealed that the CIA warned … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK to man-up over role in renditions … finally.

       Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Tues Nov 11, 2014 UK Govt admits defeat over claim renditions court case will damage UK-US relations The British Government admitted defeat in court today over its claims that … Continue reading

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UK tries still harder to hide role in renditions

       Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Mon Nov 10, 2014 UK Govt attempts to push rendition case out of High Court The High Court will tomorrow (Tues 11 November) consider whether a case concerning UK … Continue reading

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