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Exclusive interview with Umm Ahmed: the true face of counter terrorism

Asim Qureshi, CAGE's Research Director, interviewed Umm Ahmed upon her release, she was convicted under the 2006 Terrorism Act for the possession of terrorism material. She was sentenced to 12 months in prison and was released in 2014. As part of her release, she was subjected to the government’s deradicalisation programme, despite the judge in her case accepting that she was not a terrorist, nor had she ever posed a danger to UK society.

Jan 27, 2015 Asim Qureshi Article
مع اطلاق سراح علي صالح كحل المري الذي سجن في امريكا 2001 الي 2015 تصدر مؤسس كيدج لمساعدة المسجونين هذا البيان

  [1] تتطالِب بالمساءلة الكاملة عن حبس وتعذيب علي صالح كحله المري من 2002 إلى 2009 بدون اي سند قانوني[2...

Jan 26, 2015 Editor Press Release
CAGE Africa: Proposed drone regulations leave loopholes for weaponised drones in South Africa

)Johannesburg, South Africa) The proposed amendments to the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) regulations to include unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) leave loopholes for the use of weaponised drones in South Africa, and do not take into account the right to privacy.

Jan 26, 2015 Editor Press Release
CAGE demands full accountability for Ali Al-Marri's detention and torture in US

(London, UK) CAGE demands full accountability for the torture and imprisonment of Ali Saleh Khlah al-Marri [2] who was afforded no due legal process from 2002 to 2009, and who was released after 13 years in prison to his family in Qatar a few days ago.

Jan 22, 2015 Editor Press Release
EXCLUSIVE: Ali Al-Marri issues statement after his release

Yesterday, Ali Saleh Al-Marri was released from prison in the US and was returned to his family in Qatar. CAGE has been in touch with Ali's family and has obtained this statement below.

Jan 18, 2015 Editor Article
Sweden shaken by revelations of phoney anti-radicalisation organisation

Since 2012 Sweden adopted its own version of the PREVENT strategy implemented in Britain. However, the emergence of the Islamic State and the fear of foreign fighters has, like in Britain, made the political atmosphere increasingly hysterical. Here, Kitimbwa Sabuni of the Muslim Human Rights Committee in Sweden explores the background of one anti-radicalisation organisation in Sweden.

Jan 15, 2015 Kitimbwa Sabuni Article
Statement from Abu Anas Al-Libi's family regarding his death in US custody

On 10 January 2015 a Janazah (funeral) was held for Nazeeh Abdul-Hamed Nabih al-Ruqai'i (also known as Abu Anas Al Libi) after he passed away in US custody last week.

Jan 13, 2015 Editor Article
13 Years on: CAGE continues to call for closure and release at Guantanamo Bay

(London, UK) CAGE calls for the closure of and release of inmates from Guantanamo Bay, the detention facility that continues to fuel extremism 13 years after it opened.

Jan 11, 2015 Editor Press Release

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