United Nations orders Iraq to release American tortured in Abu Ghraib

The United Nations has demanded the immediate release and right to compensation of a US citizen who has been arbitrarily detained in Iraq for a decade.

Dec 19, 2014 Editor Press Release
Boko Haram: a tragic but very modern colonial theatre

The continued violence that has characterised Nigeria’s battle with Boko Haram, points to Western complicity, but also emphasises a deeper psychology at play: a deep fear of Africa and Islam, and a concerted effort to colonise both.

Dec 17, 2014 Karen Jayes Article
PREVENT infiltrates Birkbeck and shuts down IHRC Islamophobia event

CAGE are very concerned to have read about Birkbeck College who have taken the cowardly step of forcing the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) to find an alternative venue for their Islamophobia conference.

Dec 12, 2014 Editor Article
Adil Oumoussa on hunger strike in Salé prison Morocco

My name is Asma Oumoussa. I am the sister of Adil Oumoussa who has been detained since 16 August 2013 under the false accusation of terrorism. My brother is only 26 and was teaching Islamic sciences.They came to arrest him at five...

Dec 10, 2014 Asma Oumoussa Article
CAGE releases reports describing CIA individuals who tortured

(London, UK) CAGE is re-releasing detailed interviews and reports of CIA and MI5 complicity in detentions-without-trial and torture around the world, including in the United States military detention centre at Guantanamo Bay.

Dec 09, 2014 Editor Press Release
CIA report: an admission, but no accountability

(London, UK) The CIA report into rendition and torture has confirmed what CAGE has been saying for many years: that the United States of America and her allies have spun, in the name of fighting terrorism.

Dec 09, 2014 Editor Press Release
Guantanamo Bay: oxygen for the Islamic State

In light of the CIA Torture Report said to be declassified today, Asim Qureshi, Research Director of CAGE examines the use of the iconic orange jumpsuits from the detainees in Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib to the hostages kept by the Islamic State. Islamic State's tactics have been taken directly from the American government in their use of torture techniques such as waterboarding and mock executions.

Dec 09, 2014 Asim Qureshi Article
Is Torture Ever Justified?

Moazzam Begg's powerful presentation to the Law Society in 2006 for the Graham Turnbull Award ceremony on the merits of torture

Dec 08, 2014 Moazzam Begg Article

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