As covered in today's Financial Times, the APPG has responded to the public consultation on the UK's anti-torture policy, by calling the policy 'unfit for purpose and insufficient to prevent a repeat of UK involvement in rendition and torture.'

APPG Founder, Lord Tyrie, speaking in the House of Lords on the occasion of his maiden speech, has renewed his calls for a judge-led inquiry into UK involvement in extraordinary rendition.

The North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture has published the report of its investigation into North Carolina’s involvement in torture and rendition.

Ministers are accused of routinely providing legal cover for the intelligence services where there is a possibility of information being extracted through torture abroad, the Guardian reports today.

Speaking today, APPG Chair Ken Clarke criticised the government's failure to meet its own 60-day deadline to announce whether or not it will hold a judge-led inquiry into the UK’s involvement in rendition and torture.

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner, Sir Adrian Fulford, has today announced that there will be a public consultation on the government's anti-torture policy, known as the Consolidated Guidance.

The Daily Mail has covered today a new "hard hitting" letter to the PM from APPG on Extraordinary Rendition Chair Ken Clarke MP, supported by David Davis MP and other cross-party MPs and Peers, which says that a judge-led inquiry is 'the only way to get to the bottom of this shameful episode in our recent history and draw a line under it.'

Commenting in the Independent today on the government’s decision not to stop two Isis fighters being given the death penalty in America, APPG Chair Ken Clarke said, "we mustn’t allow fear to cause us to abandon standards of freedom, liberty and human rights on which this country stands".