Ken Clarke questions the Government over its guidance on detainees

The chair of the APPG on Extraordinary Rendition, Ken Clarke MP, has asked the Government for an update on its review of the Consolidated Guidance on Detainees.

Intelligence and Security Committee to publish rendition report in 2018

The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has elected Dominic Grieve MP as its chair, and said that it intends to publish its report on detainee mistreatment and rendition in 2018.

Intelligence and Security Committee delay is a “disgrace”: Malcolm Rifkind

A former chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee, Malcolm Rifkind, condemned the failure to appoint new members to the oversight body as a “disgrace”.

MP urges Government to name Intelligence and Security Committee

The former chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has asked the Government to reconstitute the oversight body as soon as possible following the general election.

Court grants application for secret hearings in rendition case

A High Court judge has ruled that closed procedures can be used in the case of two rendition victims who are suing the UK Government.

“Blair era 'mistaken identity' rendition case goes to high court”

The Guardian reports on allegations that there has been a “high-level cover-up of a blunder” in the case of two men rendered to Afghanistan and held for a decade without trial.

Secrecy damages tradition of open British justice: Andrew Tyrie

Andrew Tyrie MP has dismissed the idea that former detainees received compensation to prevent the disclosure of sensitive material – used to justify “secret hearings” – as a red herring.

Libyan rendition victim calls for apology from UK Government

Abdel Hakim Belhaj, who is suing the British Government for its alleged role in rendering him and his wife to Gaddafi’s prisons, has reiterated that he would drop the case in exchange for an apology.