APPG on Extraordinary Rendition - APPG on Extraordinary Rendition - Welcome to Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:30:25 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Intelligence and Security Committee Issues Statement on Redactions to the US Senate Intelligence Committee Report

The Committee concluded that allegations that the UK may have requested redactions to the Senate report to conceal involvement in rendition were unfounded.  It noted, however, that it had only seen the Agencies' internal file notes, but not the specific redactions proposed by the CIA.  The statement can be read here.

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Foreign Affairs Committee Seeks Answers over Use of British Territory in renditions

The Foreign Affairs Committee has published its correspondence with the Foreign Secretary concerning the use of British territory, including Diego Garcia, in the CIA rendition programme.  The correspondence can be read here.

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New Claims Emerge that CIA Did Use Diego Garcia as a Transit and Interrogation Site

The claims were made by Lawrence Wilkerson, chief of staff to former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, in an interview with Vice News.  More can be read here.

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BBC Radio 4 Broadcasts 'CIA Torture: What did Britain Know?'

Radio 4 investigates the extent of British complicity in the CIA's programme of kidnap and torture.  Andrew Tyrie's comments are included.  The programme can be heard here.

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Chairman of the APPG Questions Government About Allegations of Mistreatment of Detainees Abroad

The written questions tabled by Andrew Tyrie MP follow on from the Intelligence and Security Committee's (ISC) report on the intelligence relating to the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby.  The parliamentary questions and answers can be read here.  The ISC's report can be read here.

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Former Prime Minister 'Prepared' to Face Questioning Over Allegations of British Complicity in Torture

More can be read here.

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Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee Acknowledges Need to Investigate Allegations of Britain's involvement in rendition

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

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ISC to seek Information from America about redactions from Senate Intelligence Committee report

More can be read here and here.

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UK Inquiry into Allegations of British Involvement in Rendition Urgently Needed

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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Chairman of the APPG comments on the Senate Intelligence Committee report

His comments can be read here.

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