Tag Archives: Tony Blair

Congress: Don’t obstruct closure of Guantánamo

Obama’s remarks on plan to close Guantánamo prison Let us do what is right for America. Let us go ahead and close this chapter, and do it right, do it carefully, do it in a way that makes sure we’re … 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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Reprieve: Ahmed Ould Abd al-Aziz was released from GITMO, Shaker Aamer wasn’t

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thurs Oct 29, 2015 Cleared Mauritanian detainee released from Guantanamo Bay Ahmed Ould Abd al-Aziz has been released from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay to his native Mauritania. Aziz, a … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK putting “trade” ahead of protecting Andy Tsege

Reprieve: 0044 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Mon Oct 26, 2015 ‘Bury me in England’ – new fears for British father kidnapped to Ethiopia A British father of three who has been held for 16 months in incommunicado detention … 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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