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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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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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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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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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@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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Reprieve: US, EU, UK demand Ethiopia release Andy Tsege

Reprieve +44 (0) 7792 351 660 For immediate release: Sat Aug 8, 2015 Lawmakers from US, EU and UK demand release of death-row Brit in Ethiopia A group of legislators from the US, UK and Europe have demanded the release … 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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