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Minister denies torture of Tamils deported from Britain

UK Border Agency defends removals to Sri Lanka, despite abuse of deportees documented by Human Rights Watch, writes Phil Miller.…

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‘Secret courts’ jeopardize justice

Simon Crowther argues that the use of ‘closed material’ as evidence is unfair to those who may have suffered grave human rights abuses.…

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Britain must compensate all Mau Mau veterans

With his elderly teacher in mind, Maina Waruru urges Britain to settle with surviving Kenyan fighters quickly.…

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Inside China's Prisons

Swinging open Chinas cell doors to hear whos inside, and why...…

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Raise those voices high

While countries that proudly claim to be 'democracies' are supposed to bask in the beauty of different voices and ideas, the reality seems quite different. All too often, its small pockets of people pushing limited agendas that get access to reporters, policy makers and politicians. In fact, the only time that the voices of most people are clearly heard by those in power is through the ballot box - and even then in some countries they're robbed of that chance.…

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Torture - the deepest scar

Undoubtedly acts of torture are shocking. How could anyone extract information from others by breaking their back or boiling them alive? But the real horror exposed by this program is not so much the acts themselves but the complicity of Western Governments - and the leaders and officials in them who hold themselves out as supporters of human rights - in obtaining information through such methods. Down in The Grave in Syria and the countless other cells where thousands have been sent for…

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Death Row Nigeria

Hundreds of Nigerian prisoners are being held on death row many of whom have been tortured or whose trials were not conducted properly according to a new report by Amnesty International. .…

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Could Kenyatta aid Mau Mau case?

Britain says it’s too late for torture victims to seek compensation but the new Kenyan government could intervene.…

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Kenya: confusion follows Mau Mau compensation deal

Maina Waruru fears a ‘scrabble for cash’ as more law firms and ex-fighters threaten legal action.…

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Palestinian children routinely jailed for throwing stones

Israeli military authorities dish out prison terms to minors as young as 12, says B'Tselem report.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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