UK ‘home to 200 rights abusers’ – BBC News

Posted March 24th, 2009 in human rights, immigration, news, war crimes by sally

“More than 200 people responsible for war crimes and other human rights abuses overseas could be living in Britain, the BBC has learned.”

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BBC News, 24th March 2009

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Iraqis accused of killing soldiers at risk of torture, court told – The Guardian

Posted November 19th, 2008 in human rights, Iraq, news, torture, war crimes by sally

“Two Iraqis accused of killing British soldiers risk being tortured and executed, in violation of their human rights, if they are tried in Iraq for war crimes, the high court was told yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 19th November 2008

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War crimes charges dropped against five Guantánamo detainees – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2008 in news, war crimes by sally

“The US government today dropped war-crimes charges against British resident Binyam Mohamed, who has accused the American military of torture, and four other detainees being held at Guantánamo Bay.”

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The Guardian, 21st October 2008

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UK Guantanamo man in legal battle – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2008 in detention, disclosure, evidence, judicial review, news, torture, war crimes by sally

“A British resident held in Guantanamo Bay is to launch a court battle to make the UK government release evidence for his defence.”

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BBC News, 27th July 2008

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Legal Opinion: Britain must obey the rule of law over Iraqis detained without trial – The Independent

Posted June 25th, 2008 in detention, Iraq, news, war crimes by sally

“Two Iraqis have been held without trial by the British Army for five years. Why is this any different from Guantanamo Bay?, asks Phil Shiner, of Public Interest Lawyers.”

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The Independent, 25th June 2008

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Papers reveal how alleged war criminal escaped UK arrest – The Guardian

Posted February 20th, 2008 in news, police, war crimes by sally

“Scotland Yard allowed a suspected war criminal to escape from Britain partly because they feared an attempt to stop him would lead to a gun battle at Heathrow airport, police documents seen by the Guardian reveal.”

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The Guardian, 20th February 2008

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War crimes inquiry into Tamil rebel living in UK – The Times

Posted December 21st, 2007 in news, war crimes by sally

“A Sri Lankan guerrilla leader living in London is being investigated for possible war crimes charges, The Times has learnt.”

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The Times, 21st December 2007

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UK joins call to repatriate Guantanamo youngest – The Times

Posted November 20th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism, war crimes by sally

“British lawyers have joined the call on the Canadian Government to intervene over Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay who has now spent a quarter of his life in captivity there.”

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The Times, 19th November 2007

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Pair guilty over break-in at base – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2007 in conspiracy, criminal damage, news, war crimes by michael

“Two peace activists who broke into RAF Fairford and attacked US military vehicles have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit criminal damage.”

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BBC News, 6th July 2007

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Peace pair ‘stopping war crime’ – BBC News

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in conspiracy, criminal damage, news, war crimes by michael

Two anti-war campaigners who broke into an RAF base in Gloucestershire said they were acting to stop a war crime. ”

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BBC News, 2nd July 2007 

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First British soldier to be convicted of a war crime is jailed for ill-treatment of Iraqi civilians – The Guardian

Posted May 1st, 2007 in armed forces, Iraq, news, war crimes by sally

“The first British soldier ever to be convicted of a war crime was yesterday jailed for a year and dismissed from the army.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2007

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