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UK Defence Secretary Fallon’s doubletalk re US/UK drone program’s sameness

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Dec 16, 2015 Fallon refuses to say whether US and UK drone programmes “the same”   The UK Defence Secretary today refused to answer questions from Members of Parliament on whether … 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: PM must come clean on UK’s part in US secret drone war

Reprieve 44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Mon July 13, 2015 PM must provide answers on UK’s part in US secret drone war   Responding to the British Prime Minister’s call today for increased spending on drones, Kat … Continue reading

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Reprieve: @WhiteHouse apologies for #drone civilian deaths are reserved for Westerners

Reprieve: +1 917 855 8064 For immediate release: Thurs April 23, 2015 US drone killed two hostages: Reprieve comment Commenting on today’s news that a US drone mistakenly killed two hostages, an Italian and an American, in a January strike, … Continue reading

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Reprieve re involvement w/CIA: Why doesn’t @David_Cameron stick to his original promise?

Reprieve: +44 (0) 7791 755 415 For immediate release: Sun Feb 1, 2015 New torture inquiry may be “necessary,” concedes PM David Cameron has suggested that a further inquiry into the UK’s involvement in CIA torture may be necessary after … Continue reading

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