Tag Archives: UK

Will @Number10gov let the next #LoveFL inmate to die from #MedicalNeglect be an innocent Brit? [updated]

From: Clive Stafford Smith – Reprieve <supporters@reprieve.org.uk> Date: January 13, 2017 9:17:05 AM EST To: Susan Chandler Subject: Kris Maharaj is dying in prison – the British government must help him today Reply-To: supporters@reprieve.org.uk Subject: Kris Maharaj is dying in … Continue reading

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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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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: Some 72% of 588 Egyptian death sentences were for attending pro-democracy protests

Reprieve +44 (0) 7792 351 660 For immediate release: Sat Nov 14th, 2015 Egypt sentenced nearly 600 to death last year   The Egyptian government has sentenced nearly 600 people to death in the last year, with the vast majority … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK PM @David_Cameron is prioritizing trade over human rights

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Monday Nov 9, 2015 UK ended executions 50 years ago today – Reprieve comment   Commenting on the 50th anniversary of the abolition of the death penalty in Britain, Maya Foa, … 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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Like US, UK continues to kiss UAE ass. Reprehensible.

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed Oct 28, 2015 UK supports Dubai police fair, despite UAE torture record     UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is supporting a trade fair hosted by the Dubai police this … Continue reading

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