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LETTERS—The report’s lies that Britain is a ‘model of racial equality’

LETTERS—The report’s lies that Britain is a ‘model of racial equality’ ​​​​​​​The long awaited Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report suggests “claims of institutional racism not borne out”.

The Mauritanian gives a face to the victims of US torture

The Mauritanian gives a face to the victims of US torture This is the true story of a man locked in Guantanamo Bay without charge for 14 years

The Troublemaker—Cops to investigate spooks’ role in Guantanamo torture

The Troublemaker—Cops to investigate spooks’ role in Guantanamo torture Police have launched an investigation into MI5 and MI6 officers involved in the interrogation of ­suspects under torture.

Reports show lies, kidnap and torture at the hands of the British state

Reports show lies, kidnap and torture at the hands of the British state  The evidence—just a glimpse of the true situation—should shatter any talk of the superiority of “British values”.

The truth about the '£1 million of taxpayers' money to an Isis fighter'

The truth about the £1 million of taxpayers money to an Isis fighter The scandal is not that Jamal al-Harith may have received some money. The scandal is Guantanamo and the much wider crimes of invasion, occupation, torture, imprisonment and murder.

Moazzam Begg—'The state targets Muslims’

Moazzam Begg—The state targets Muslims’ Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg spoke to Alistair Farrow about the deep Islamophobia at the top of society—and how resistance to it gives him hope

A Guantanamo guard’s view from inside Camp X-Ray

19 January 2016
Director Peter Sattler’s film Camp X-Ray stars Kristen Stewart as US army private Amy Cole and Peyman Moaadi as Guantanamo Bay detainee Ali.

Shaker Aamer - 'British state was complicit in my torture in Guantanamo Bay'

15 December 2015
The last British resident to be freed from Guantanamo Bay, Shaker Aamer, has described his torture in the camp, writes Judith Orr

Torture Camp Shame - British state colluded in innocent Shaker Aamer's 14 year ordeal

03 November 2015
Shaker Aamer’s lawyer, Gareth Peirce, demands the closure of Guantanamo Bay

Shaker Aamer free at last after 14 years in US prison

03 November 2015
Shaker Aamer was finally released from the US prison camp Guantanamo after almost 14 years of imprisonment without trial and no charges on Friday of last week.

'Thank you for standing up for justice', Shaker Aamer tells campaigners

31 October 2015
Shaker Aamer has thanked all those who have campaigned for his release when he arrived home after his release from the US prison camp Guantanamo Bay.

Anger after release of Shaker Aamer is delayed

27 October 2015
Angry protesters gathered at Downing Street last Saturday over continuing delays to the release of Shaker Aamer, the last remaining British resident in Guantanamo prison.

Shaker Aamer due to return to Britain this week

20 October 2015
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, has finally been told he is to be released.

Fasting in solidarity with Shaker Aamer

13 October 2015
Protests are growing for the immediate release of Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in US prison camp Guantanamo Bay.

Campaign demands that Munir Farooqi is freed

18 August 2015
Moazzam Begg spoke at a campaign meeting for Munir Farooqi, currently serving four life sentences after being convicted of terrorism offences, in Manchester lastSunday

International round-up

16 June 2015
Former Black Panther's release delayed; Guantanamo bay detainees let out; Israel find itself not guilt of war crimes

Freedom at last for Moazzam Begg

07 October 2014
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg was released without charge by the British state last week.

Talha Ahsan remains in immigration centre due to British passport delays

19 August 2014
A hundred people gathered outside the Home Office in London last Sunday to welcome home Talha Ahsan.  

'I won't stop campaigning' - Talha Ahsan's brother Hamja speaks out

29 July 2014
The families of Talha Ahsan and Babar Ahmad, British citizens extradited to the US in 2012 and recently sentenced, have never stopped fighting for their release.

British detainees Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan are sentenced in US

22 July 2014
Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan, two British citizens extradited to the US on terrorism charges, have been sentenced.

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