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  • Reprieve for Sheffield resident


    A PAKISTANI woman has been reunited with her family in Sheffield after lawyers won an injunction halting her deportation, it was revealed yesterday.

    Zoya Nadeem lives with her mother and two brothers in Sheffield. They fled Pakistan following persecution because one of her brothers is...

    Monday 6th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Britain ‘covered up extent of intelligence training’


    BRITISH authorities were accused yesterday of covering up the provision of intelligence training to Bahraini police on how to gather information about protesters.

    The government’s intelligence project was put in place after protesters in the Gulf kingdom were rounded up and...

    Monday 6th Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Media watches US, Tories sneak out bad news


    THE government buried plans to weaken the Freedom of Information Act by publishing them on the day the US presidential election result was announced, rights charity Reprieve charged yesterday.

    The announcement of the plan to “remove the right of appeal to the first-tier...

    Wednesday 16th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Try harder to save Saudi death row teens, says charity


    THE British government was urged yesterday to redouble its efforts regarding the fate of three Saudi juveniles, who remain on death row a year after ministers said they were seeking “assurances” that they would not be executed.

    Abdullah Hasan al-Zaher, Ali al Nimr and...

    Saturday 22nd Oct 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • British guns for hire ‘teach Bahrainis to whitewash deaths’


    BRITISH police have advised their Bahraini counterparts on how to “whitewash” deaths in custody, international human rights group Reprieve alleged yesterday.

    The guidance was part of a widely criticised multimillion-pound training deal with the Gulf kingdom, where security...

    Friday 21st Oct 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • Iran: ‘Step up fight to stop child bride being executed’


    REPRIEVE called yesterday for more pressure on Iran not to hang a “child bride”.

    The human rights charity said Zeinab Sekaanvand, who was 17 when she was arrested, could be hanged as soon as today.

    Ms Sekaanvand was convicted of murdering her husband, whose abusive...

    Friday 14th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • US: Washington under fire for its stance on drone killings


    LEGAL action charity Reprieve condemned the US government on Wednesday night for its weak stance on drone killings around the world.

    The White House announced an international declaration on the applicability of international law and human rights in the use of armed drones.

    But...

    Friday 7th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Foreign Office ‘fails to help Londoner jailed in Ethiopia’


    ETHIOPIAN authorities have fooled Britain’s Foreign Office again and again in the case of opposition leader Andy Tsege, human rights charity Reprieve warned yesterday.

    Newly released documents show that Ethiopian officials have done everything possible to frustrate attempts by...

    Thursday 23rd Jun 2016

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Saudis got 400-hour bomb lesson from British experts


    BRITISH military personnel have provided nearly 400 hours of targeting training to Saudi Arabian forces since the start of the bombing campaign they lead in Yemen.

    Human rights organisation Reprieve released the information yesterday after it made a freedom of information request of...

    Saturday 16th Apr 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • Man on ‘kill list’ pleads for his life


    Jalal arrives in Britain to try to stop manhunt

    Tuesday 12th Apr 2016

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain


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