Ken Clarke welcomes Government apology in Belhaj Libya rendition case

Ken Clarke welcomed today's apology by the government for the UK's complicity in the 2004 rendition of Abdul Hakim Belhaj and his wife, Fatima Boudchar, but said the government must now make good on its promises to ensure the same mistakes are not repeated in the future.

Government confirms steps to review use of closed court hearings

The Government has responded to a question from Ken Clarke about the five-year review of Closed Material Procedures (CMPs) under the Justice and Security Act 2013.

Ken Clarke welcomes High Court ruling in extraordinary rendition case

Ken Clarke has welcomed a recent High Court ruling ordering the disclosure of information gathered by police investigating the alleged involvement of British officials in a case of extraordinary rendition.

Supreme Court to hear ‘secret’ hearings challenge in Libya rendition case

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court is to hear a case challenging the use of powers to hold closed court hearings under the Justice and Security Act 2013 (JSA 2013). 

Scottish police investigation into 'torture flights' could continue until US hands over secret report

According to the Press and Journal, new comments from Scottish police throw light on the challenges facing their investigation into 'torture flights'. 

UK must monitor Trump’s detention policy: ISC

The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has called on the UK Government to keep a close eye on any changes in US policy, in light of President Trump’s statements in support of torture.

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.