Torture

  • 2 Jun 2018

    Ruben Neugebauer is a spokesperson for Sea Watch, which operates humanitarian ships that assist people crossing the Mediterranean.

  • 18 Apr 2012

    Channel 4 News International Editor Lindsey Hilsum recalls a conversation with the man at the centre of Libyan rendition claims on how close the CIA and MI6 became with Libyan intelligence.

  • 9 Nov 2010

    At last some straight talking about the “special relationship” from George W Bush. He has told The Times it doesn’t matter what people in England think of him now, and it didn’t matter then, when he was President.

  • 20 Jul 2010

    Cameron: Megrahi release ‘not a BP decision’

    David Cameron has just told PBS radio in Washington that the Megrahi release was “not a BP decision” but “the decision of British ministers” (by which he means Scottish ministers). He has revisited his initial decision to turn down a late request from four US senators to meet up and discuss the Lockerbie bomber’s release…

  • 29 Jun 2010

    Torture inquiry announcement ‘imminent’

    An announcement of an inquiry into allegations of complicity in torture by the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) now looks imminent, blogs Gary Gibbon.

  • 18 Jun 2010

    My Iranian friend

    A year ago he was in the notorious Evin jail in Tehran being subjected to repeated torture and false confessions.

  • 19 Feb 2009

    WASHINGTON DC, USA – In a couple of hours the new CIA director will be sworn in – the heavy-jowled Leon Panetta¬†who used to be Bill Clinton’s chief of staff. His appointment was meant to send the message loud and clear that the CIA and America had radically changed since Obama himself was sworn in.…