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Guantanamo Bay

Captured at 15, Guantanamo's youngest inmate put on trial

Captured at 15, Guantanamo's youngest inmate put on trial

Analysis: Controversial case puts Obama under spotlight

UNITED States President Barack Obama's commitment to human rights reform faces a stern test as his relaunched military commission begins its first terror trial at the Guantanamo Bay base.

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Court bans secret evidence in Guantanamo torture case

SECRET evidence cannot be used in a civil damages claim being brought by six former Guantanamo Bay detainees, the Court of Appeal ruled yesterday.

Government appeals to keep Guantanamo Bay evidence from detainees

THE battle by the security services and the government to keep evidence on Guantanamo Bay secret will go to the Court of Appeal tomorrow.

Spy chief defends MI5 over 'torture cover-up'

THE head of MI5 has strongly defended the work of the Security Service in the face of damaging accusations that the service had tried to cover up its involvement in the torture of detainees.

How fleeing a 'bad crowd' led to a CIA rendition flight and scalpel cuts to his penis

BINYAM Mohamed travelled to Pakistan in June 2001 and then to Afghanistan.

Revealed: seven paragraphs on 'torture' that the government didn't want public to read

THE "cruel, inhuman and degrading" treatment of a UK resident by US authorities has been revealed after Foreign Secretary David Miliband lost a bid to block the disclosure.

Binyam Mohamed torture case evidence published after Miliband loses appeal

FOREIGN Secretary David Miliband today lost his appeal court bid to prevent senior judges disclosing secret information relating to torture allegations in the case of Binyam Mohamed.

Rock stars demand details of Guantanamo music 'torture'

REM, Pearl Jam and Billy Bragg are among a coalition of musicians demanding that the US government release details of music they claim was used as torture at Guantanamo Bay.

Full torture dossier must be revealed, judges rule

FOREIGN Secretary David Mili-band is to appeal against a High Court ruling that United States intelligence material on former Guantanamo Bay inmate Binyam Mohamed be made public.

Johnson backs police over Guantanamo torture claim

HOME Secretary Alan Johnson has defended MI5 after police launched an investigation into allegations that some of its agents were complicit in torture.

Police to probe claims of torture by British agents

THE Metropolitan Police are to investigate claims that British agents colluded in torture.

US Bermuda deal sparks row with UK

A DIPLOMATIC row broke out yesterday after the US government transferred four Guantanamo Bay detainees to Bermuda without consulting the UK government.

Obama to restart Guantanamo terror tribunals

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama will announce today that he will resume the Bush-era military tribunals for Guantanamo detainees he once condemned, but with new legal protections for terror suspects.

Court sets deadline over torture case

THE High Court yesterday imposed a deadline on the government's defence to the test case damages claims of seven former Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Ex Guantanamo detainee says MI5 aided US in torture

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Binyam Mohamed, claimed today that he would not have faced rendition and torture if it was not for the involvement of the Security Service, MI5.

Ex-Guantanamo prisoner 'now a Taleban leader'

A FORMER Guantanamo detainee has become the Taleban's operations officer in southern Afghanistan where he is launching attacks against British and American troops, it was reported last night.

UN condemns Britain for aiding US 'torture' flights

BRITAIN was condemned yesterday for its involvement in the United States rendition programme in a highly critical UN report.

'Pious words but no desire for truth' over Binyam Mohamed torture claims

THE government was yesterday accused of dragging its feet in dealing with allegations that British intelligence were complicit in the torture of Guantanamo Bay prisoner Binyam Mohamed.

Guantanamo Briton tells of MI5 betrayal

FORMER Guantanamo Bay prisoner Binyam Mohamed has revealed harrowing details of his alleged torture and claimed that British intelligence was complicit in his abuse.

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