The Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment concludes that the United States engaged in torture in its detention and interrogration programmes after 9/11. The report finds that "The United States may not declare a nation guilty of engaging in torture and then exempt itself from being so labeled for similar if not identical conduct."
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The report can be read here.
Read Andrew Tyrie's statement here.
Report on Britain's involvement in extraordinary rendition was written by Sir Peter Gibson after inquiry on rendition was closed down. More can be read here.
Peers narrowly reject an amendment that would have made closed material procedures (CMPs) - so-called 'secret courts' - a last resort. The debate can be read here.
In a follow up report published by Centre for Policy Studies, Anthony Peto QC and Andrew Tyrie MP set out a number of amendments needed to implement the safeguards originally voted in by the Lords and greatly improve the legislation. The report can be read here.
Scotland Yard faces legal action for its failure to investigate allegations of British complicity in rendition of detaineesTuesday, 19 March 2013 00:00
Leigh Day, the law firm representing the detainees, is seeking a judicial review to challenge the Metropolitan Police's decision not to investigate complaints brought against British officials for their alleged involvement in the rendition and torture of the two men. Read more here.