Tag Archives: Reprieve

Reprieve: UK must ask Ethiopia to release Andy Tsege

PM writes to Ethiopia amid fears for death-row Brit March 17, 2016 David Cameron has intervened twice to secure UK access to a Briton who was kidnapped by Ethiopian forces in 2014, it’s emerged, amid Foreign Office concerns that there … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Guantánamo remains open for torture, seven years after @POTUS signed order to close prison

Reprieve  +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thurs Jan 21st, 2016 Guantánamo remains open for torture, seven years after Obama signed order to close prison   Tomorrow marks seven years since President Obama signed an Executive Order to … Continue reading

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@POTUS ignores Saudi Arabia’s dastardly mass executions

The U.S. picks and sticks with bedfellows that believe that human rights are for men only, not women or children … and not even all men, at that. This used to be all about the oil. Now perhaps it’s somewhat … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Jack Straw rewriting UK #torture complicity history

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Monday Dec 14, 2015 UK torture complicity: Jack Straw’s comments do not fit with facts Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has reportedly today claimed that “the British government never condoned, nor … Continue reading

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@David_Cameron’s unauthorized targeted killings

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed Dec 9th, 2015 Parliament to hear concerns over government’s ‘kill policy’ today   The Joint Committee on Human Rights will today hear serious concerns over the government’s new policy of … Continue reading

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On anniversary of US #TortureReport, UK silent on involvement

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Tues Dec 8th, 2015 One year since US torture report published, no sign of accountability for UK’s role   A year since the US Senate published a major report into the … Continue reading

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Unhappy holidays of #LoveFL’s incarcerated innocents

The Terrible Moral of the Stanford Prison Experiment: Power Corrupts — Even When It’s Only Pretend The experiment had to be stopped in just six days. The subjects of the experiment, all mentally and physically healthy students, were perfectly aware … Continue reading

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