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Posts Tagged ‘Guantánamo Bay’

The day in FOIA: disability hate crime Guantanamo bay, drones and zombies

Disability hate crime is at its highest level since records began

There were 1,942 recorded incidents of disability hate crime in England and Wales in 2011, an increase of more than 25% on the total for 2010 and the highest …

Guantanamo Bay inmates were ‘injected with mind altering drugs and interrogated’ according to Pentagon report

Guantanamo Bay inmates were ‘injected with mind altering drugs and interrogated’ according to Pentagon report
Guantanamo Bay prisoners were interrogated while being dosed up on ‘mind altering drugs’, according to a secret Pentagon report released under Freedom of Information laws.…

Information Commissioner raps public authorities for late FoIA

UK public bodies fail to reply to requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA), finds monitoring exercise by Information Commissioner, reports CIO news.

The monitoring of nineteen public bodies has revealed that, whilst the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and …

Foreign Office faces Information Tribunal about UK residents’ secret rendition

An all-party parliamentary group, chaired by Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie is asking for full disclosure of intelligence documents possibly implicating British officials in secret renditions of UK residents to Guantánamo Bay and other notorious jails.

The Guardian reports that an …