Pakistani Man Rendered to Afghanistan Challenging UK Government's Role in His Detention and Mistreatment in IraqWednesday, 01 October 2014 15:04
Yunus Rahmatullah was detained and mistreated in Iraq by UK forces in 2004. The Pakistani citizen was handed to US troops and subsequently rendered to Bagram in Afghanistan, where he was held for 10 years. He has brought claims against the UK Government for its alleged role in his detention and mistreatment by UK personnel. More can be read here and here.
The APPG has received an additional 42 pages of document production in response to its FOIA request of 17 November 2008. The documents can be read here.
The ISC has issued a call for evidence for its forthcoming investigation into extraordinary rendition to examine issues raised by the now-defunct Detainee Inquiry. More can be read here.
Further details of CIA torture of Detainees Emerges Ahead of Publication of Senate Intelligence CommitteeTuesday, 09 September 2014 11:39
Previously undisclosed accounts of brutality are allegedly contained in the Senate report. More can be read here.
According to the Foreign Office records, Diego Garcia received 3.25 inches of rain in the month of June, compared to an average of 5.4 inches of rain. In response to a parliamentary question asked by Andrew Tyrie and Paul Flynn in July, the Foreign Office responded that Diego Garcia flight records had been water damaged due to 'extremely heavy weather in June 2014'. More can be read here.
In an editorial in the Independent, Andrew Tyrie asks 'Why is the truth on torture so long in coming'? The article can be read here.