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Exiles angry as Queen hosts king of Bahrain
UK is ‘haven for dictators’ says critic after Queen invites ruler who outlawed political opposition in Middle Eastern state to the Royal Windsor horse show

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

15, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Tortured to death: the 14 Cypriot men killed by British in 50s uprising
Book reveals fate of EOKA guerrilla fighters at the hands of the army during the dying days of empire on the Mediterranean island

Mark Townsend

07, May, 2022 @12:26 PM

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The Saudi regime just executed 81 people – so why is Boris Johnson cosying up to it? | Maya Foa
The UK needs to reduce its reliance on Russian oil. But the answer is not a kingdom that has just staged its largest mass execution, says Maya Foa, director of Reprieve

Maya Foa

16, Mar, 2022 @3:04 PM

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UK spies who allegedly passed questions to CIA torturers subject to English law, court rules
Abu Zubaydah, tortured at CIA ‘black sites’ in six different countries, has right to sue UK government

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Mar, 2022 @3:01 PM

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The Guardian view on CIA torture, two decades on: we need the truth | Editorial
Editorial: The systematic brutalisation of detainees was pointless as well as cruel. An honest reckoning is long overdue


15, Mar, 2022 @7:02 PM

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CIA black site detainee served as training prop to teach interrogators torture techniques
Newly declassified documents reveal Ammar al-Baluchi was repeatedly slammed against a wall while naked until all trainees received ‘certification’

Julian Borger in Washington

14, Mar, 2022 @6:58 PM

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Egyptians seen in jail ‘torture’ videos charged with spreading fake news
Public prosecutors’ claim that detainees inflicted injuries on themselves with a coin is ‘laughable’, says Human Rights Watch

Ruth Michaelson

02, Mar, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Mother of Guantánamo detainee ‘still waiting’ for US and German apologies
New film sheds light on story of Murat Kurnaz, arrested without explanation a month after 9/11

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

13, Feb, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Chechen politician threatens to ‘rip heads off’ family of activist
Death threat follow arrest in Russia of mother of exiled anti-torture lawyer Abubakar Yangulbayev

Staff and agencies

02, Feb, 2022 @9:31 PM

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Abu Zubaydah case shows need to bolster intelligence and security committee | Letters
Letters: Stephen Timms and Andrew Tyrie say the ISC was thwarted in its attempts to examine Britain’s role in torture and unlawful rendition following 9/11


30, Jan, 2022 @6:27 PM

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The CIA tortured him after 9/11. Then they lied. Will the truth ever come out?
Calls mount for release of full Senate report on the torture of Abu Zubaydah, to counter a narrative too many Americans still believe – that torture works

Ed Pilkington

29, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Serbia extradites Bahraini dissident in cooperation with Interpol
Move comes despite European court of human rights injunction saying that it should be postponed

Ruth Michaelson

25, Jan, 2022 @3:33 PM

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