APPG on Extraordinary Rendition - APPG on Extraordinary Rendition - Welcome to extraordinaryrendition.org http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:27:54 +0000 MYOB en-gb Former Prime Minister 'Prepared' to Face Questioning Over Allegations of British Complicity in Torture http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/170-former-prime-minister-prepared-to-face-questioning-over-allegations-of-british-complicity-in-torture.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/170-former-prime-minister-prepared-to-face-questioning-over-allegations-of-british-complicity-in-torture.html

More can be read here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:11:33 +0000
Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee Acknowledges Need to Investigate Allegations of Britain's involvement in rendition http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/169-chairman-of-the-intelligence-and-security-committee-acknowledges-need-to-investigate-allegations-of-britain-s-involvement-in-rendition.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/169-chairman-of-the-intelligence-and-security-committee-acknowledges-need-to-investigate-allegations-of-britain-s-involvement-in-rendition.html

Sir Malcolm Rifkind's article in the Telegraph can be read here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:24:06 +0000
ISC to seek Information from America about redactions from Senate Intelligence Committee report http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/168-isc-to-seek-information-from-america-about-redactions-from-senate-intelligence-committee-report.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/168-isc-to-seek-information-from-america-about-redactions-from-senate-intelligence-committee-report.html

More can be read here and here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:58:20 +0000
UK Inquiry into Allegations of British Involvement in Rendition Urgently Needed http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/167-uk-inquiry-into-allegations-of-british-involvement-in-rendition-urgently-needed.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/167-uk-inquiry-into-allegations-of-british-involvement-in-rendition-urgently-needed.html

Andrew Tyrie calls for the UK to conduct its own thorough investigation into allegations.  More can be read here and here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:40:47 +0000
Chairman of the APPG comments on the Senate Intelligence Committee report http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/166-chairman-of-the-appg-comments-on-the-senate-intelligence-committee-report.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/166-chairman-of-the-appg-comments-on-the-senate-intelligence-committee-report.html

His comments can be read here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:53:03 +0000
Senate Intelligence Committee releases its report on CIA rendition programme http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/165-senate-intelligence-committee-releases-its-report-on-cia-rendition-programme.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/165-senate-intelligence-committee-releases-its-report-on-cia-rendition-programme.html

The report can be read here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:27:04 +0000
US Senate Intelligence Committee Expected to Release Torture Report Today http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/164-us-senate-intelligence-committee-expected-to-release-torture-report-today.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/164-us-senate-intelligence-committee-expected-to-release-torture-report-today.html

The New York Times provides a Q&A overview of the report here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:54:47 +0000
Chairman of the APPG comments on findings of the ISC's report on Lee Rigby murder http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/163-chairman-of-the-appg-comments-on-findings-of-the-isc-s-report-on-lee-rigby-murder.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/163-chairman-of-the-appg-comments-on-findings-of-the-isc-s-report-on-lee-rigby-murder.html

ISC's report into Lee Rigby murder appears to leave important questions unanswered, comments Andrew Tyrie. The articles can be read here and here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:10:54 +0000
Pakistani Man Can Bring Torture Claim against UK Government, High Court Rules http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/162-pakistani-man-can-bring-torture-claim-against-uk-government,-high-court-rules.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/162-pakistani-man-can-bring-torture-claim-against-uk-government,-high-court-rules.html

Yunus Rahmatullah claims he was captured and tortured by UK troops in Iraq in 2004.  In its judgment, Mr Justice Leggatt ruled that the court would be abdicating its "constitutional function" if it did not hear the case.  More can be read here and here.  The judgment can be read here.

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:51:09 +0000
US Department of Homeland Security Discloses Redacted Versions of Rendition Victim's Case Files http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/161-us-department-of-homeland-security-discloses-redacted-versions-of-rendition-victim-s-case-files.html http://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/item/161-us-department-of-homeland-security-discloses-redacted-versions-of-rendition-victim-s-case-files.html

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published redacted files concerning Maher Arar, a Candian/Syrian dual national who was mistakenly suspected of terrorist connections.  He was detained in the US and rendered to Syria, where he was tortured.  The US Government contends that he was deported to Syria, rather then rendered.  The files can be read here (under Records Concerning the Removal of a Canadian Citizen to Syria). 

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roger.ventana@btinternet.com (Janice Lam) News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:07:16 +0000