Senator Ron Wyden, a member of the US Senate Intelligence Committee, has called on President Obama to protect the Committee’s report on the CIA torture programme.

Robert Verkaik, an independent journalist, quotes APPG Chairman Andrew Tyrie in an article on the possible consequences of any new US torture programme for the UK intelligence agencies.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition will hold its Annual General Meeting on November 23rd at 6pm, in Meeting Room P of Portcullis House.

APPG Chairman Andrew Tyrie appeared on BBC Newsnight to discuss the implications of Donald Trump’s statements on torture for British policy. He warned that Britain should avoid any return to the rendition and torture programme that was put in place after the 9/11 attacks.

Peter Oborne at the Daily Mail has criticised the Intelligence and Security Committee’s (ISC) “shameful” failure to respond to a letter sent by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition more than three months ago. The letter sought assurances on the ISC’s inquiry into rendition and torture, including its handling of the Libyan rendition cases.

Anti-Gaddafi dissident Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife, Fatima Bouchar, have launched a claim for judicial review of the Crown Prosecution Service’s decision not to charge anyone over their 2004 rendition to Libya, reports the Guardian.

A US federal judge has ruled that two former CIA officials must answer questions under oath about the agency’s interrogations of terror suspects, reports the Washington Post.

The Rt Hon Andrew Tyrie MP, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition, has written to the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament. The letter concerns the ISC's inquiry into rendition and Operation Lydd -- the police investigation into the rendition of Libyan dissidents. It can be found here.

Richard Norton-Taylor at the Guardian reported on the letter. His article can be found here.