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Summary This report covers a pattern of suspicious killings and probable extrajudicial executions by Egyptian Interior Ministry forces of people who at the moment of their deaths apparently posed no life-threatening danger to security forces or others…
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Summary Since July 2013, when Egypt’s military overthrew the country’s first freely elected president, torture has returned as the calling card of the security services, and the lack of punishment for its routine practice has helped…
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Summary “It was designed so that those who go in don’t come out again unless dead. It was designed for political prisoners.” –Ibrahim Abd al-Ghaffar, former warden, during a television interview in 2012 …
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Summary With the rapid development and proliferation of robotic weapons, machines are starting to take the place of humans on the battlefield. Some military and robotics experts have…
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  Without Suspicion Stop and Search under the Terrorism Act 2000 Executive Summary Recommendations I. Background Introduction of the Terrorism Act 2000 Growing Domestic Criticism.. II. Section 44…
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 “No Questions Asked” Intelligence Cooperation with Countries that Torture Executive Summary Background International Law on Torture The obligation to prevent and punish torture Torture material as evidence…
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Cruel Britannia British Complicity in the Torture and Ill-treatment of Terror Suspects in Pakistan Cruel Britannia Summary Key Recommendations The British government should: Methodology I. Background…
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Not the Way Forward The UK's Dangerous Reliance on Diplomatic Assurances Summary Recommendations To the Government of the United Kingdom.. To the British Parliament To the relevant institutions of the European Union British Policy…
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Briefing on the Counter-Terrorism Bill 2008 Second Reading in the House of Lords July 2008 Executive Summary and Recommendations Pre-charge Detention Inadequate judicial safeguards Inadequate additional safeguards Post-charge …
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Cases Involving Diplomatic Assurances against Torture Developments since May 2005 Introduction Austria Mohamed Bilasi-Ashri (Update) Canada Lai Cheong Sing (Update) Security Certificate Cases (Update) Mohammad Zeki Mahjoub: Torture…
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Black Hole: The Fate of Islamists Rendered to Egypt I. Summary II. Torture in Egypt and the Prohibition Against Involuntary Return The Prohibition against Refoulement The Arab Convention for the Suppression of Terrorism... III…
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Still at Risk: Diplomatic Assurances No Safeguard Against Torture Table of Cases Executive Summary The Legal Prohibition against Returns to Risk of Torture and Ill-Treatment International Law.. U.N. Convention against Torture International Covenant on…
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Egypt: Mass Arrests and Torture in Sinai I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Government of Egypt To the People's Assembly and the Shura Council To the international donor community III. Introduction Al-`Arish and Northern Sinai Government…