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Human rights

More torture

There are credible reports of 81 Afghans ‘disappearing’ from police custody in Kandahar over the last year, according to a report by the UN assistance mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in January.

Torture complicity

On 11 January, a member of Maya Evans’ legal team revealed in the Guardian that they had been able to discover secret evidence that was not revealed to her, under the ‘closed material procedures’ u

Wrongful Arrest IPCC Complaint Upheld

Following a brutal arrest and an IPCC complaint being upheld, Mani Hamid is seeking a movement to support victims of miscarriages of justice.

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Haiti: A History in Shadow

Although widely unknown and uncelebrated Haiti's history actually “played an inordinately important role in the articulation of a version of human rights” that promotes universality.

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Thousands join 68-day Kurdish hunger strike

Kurds struggling for peace talks & language rights.

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Guantanamo forever

The 169 men held in the US Guantánamo Bay detention centre in Cuba, including 87 cleared for release, can no longer challenge their indefinite detention without trial.

'Unacknowledged Deaths': Libyan Civilian Casualties in NATO’s Air Campaign

Review of Human Rights Watch's report 'Unacknowledged Deaths: Civilian Casualties in NATO’s Air Campaign in Libya', published May 14, 2012.

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Bradfest!

A festival of events is to be held in Wales from 11-28 April to highlight the case of Bradley Manning and the issues it raises.

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Guantanamo 10

Many of the 171 prisoners in Guantánamo Bay held a three-day hunger strike from 10-12 January to mark the detention centre’s tenth anniversary.

Countless crimes

On 1 September, Thomas Hammarberg, the council of Europe’s rights commissioner, said that since the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, Britain and other European govern

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