January 30, 2015
The UK authorities must respond urgently to a statement today by a former Bush Administration staffer that interrogations of CIA detainees took place on the British island of Diego Garcia in the India...
December 5, 2014
The tribunal which oversees the practices of the UK secret services today ruled that the law governing the UK’s communications surveillance practices complies with the Human Rights Act, in what Amnest...
December 2, 2014
Ireland: Decision to reopen 'Hooded Men' court case a triumph of justice after four decades of waiting
The Irish Government’s request to reopen the landmark 1978 European Court of Human Rights judgment in Ireland v UK is a triumph of justice after more than 40 years of waiting, said Amnesty Internation...
November 24, 2014
Allegations that the UK government sanctioned the use of torture and ill-treatment in Northern Ireland in the 1970s should be re-examined by the European Court of Human Rights and subject to a new ind...