When I read about the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill last year, I became concerned that this would be a bill that will compel other professionals in similar institutions to inform security services if they deem from their assessment that individuals are “radicalised”, “radicalising” others or “at risk of being radicalised”. Now that it has become an Act, it seems my fears were justified.Feb 12, 2016 Article
London – The PREVENT Strategy has permeated all aspects of public life in the UK. It is important that the training provided to public sector workers to implement the strategy is scrutinised for its empiricism. To this end, CAGE has released the most comprehensive leak of PREVENT training material so far.Feb 10, 2016 Press Release
London - CAGE welcomes the recent Vice News investigation into World-Check. The Thompson Reuters database used by banks to verify individuals and organisations is operating far from public scrutiny and accountability, and is targeting individuals based on a broad and untested definition of ‘terrorism’.Feb 04, 2016 Press Release
London – The case of Mahdi Hashi reveals how citizenship deprivation back in 2011, opens the door for a succession of human rights abuses to take place, including: extrajudicial killing; extraordinary rendition; arbitrary detention; and torture.Jan 29, 2016 Press Release
On Friday 22 January 2016, a panel joined a packed audience at the Frontline Club for a lively discussion following the London premiere screening of Michelle Shephard‘s Guantanamo’s Child. With unprecedented access to former fellow prisoners, family members and government officials, the documentary explores the political and ethical implications of the harrowing case of Omar Khadr.Jan 28, 2016 Article
In an unprecedented attack on a small organisation of only 6 full-time staff, eight newspapers ran 28 headlines in the space of four days, all of them attacking CAGE for our successful opposition to the government’s failed counter-terrorism programme, PREVENT. Several politicians and conservative leaders joined the fray.Jan 27, 2016 Article
Tarek al-Sawah who has ben sent to Bosnia, is a dual Egyptian/Bosnian citizen, while Abdul Aziz Ali al-Suedi from Yemen has been sent to Montenegro. Both men will begin lives free of the cages and shackles of Guantanamo after more than 14 years imprisoned without trial by the world's leading proponent of human rights and, ironically, freedom.Jan 22, 2016 Press Release
It is convenient that the one organisation that has been working to hold the state to account for its abuses in the War on Terror is being specifically targeted. We continue to call for more openness and transparency and the political establishment calls for more secrecy and bans.Jan 19, 2016 Press Release
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- 3. Few grateful slaves - Part 4
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- 5. CAGE calls for release of British aid worker Alan Henning
- 6. The Emwazi tapes: '9-11 was wrong'
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CAGE Directors commissioned an external review of its handling of the Mohammed Emwazi case and the subsequent media coverage. Communica were appointed to undertake this review. They were provided with all the material including confidential internal paperwork, interviews with key people, including an independent focus group and analysis of ...read more
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