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Government urged to renegotiate extradition deals with United States and EU

Government urged to renegotiate extradition deals with United States and EU

A parliamentary committee has urged the government to renegotiate its much-criticised extradition treaties with the US and EU to avoid future cases like that of Gary McKinnon, the hacker who…

No Justice in Kafka’s America

No Justice in Kafka’s America

In Franz Kafka’s short story “Before the Law” a tireless supplicant spends his life praying for admittance into the courts of justice. He sits outside the law court for days,…

“Eventually, science will kill capital punishment”

“Eventually, science will kill capital punishment”

We don't know if the recently executed child rapist and killer Donald Beaty had the genetic defect that scientists call the "murder gene." I'm pretty sure we didn't want to…

Resurgence of America’s debtor prisons

Resurgence of America’s debtor prisons

More than a third of all US states allow borrowers of money who find themselves unable to repay their debts in harsh economic times to be jailed. US fudges have…

Jail term cuts will bring more victims

Jail term cuts will bring more victims

Labor leader Ed Miliband has warned a decision by the British government to give convicts shorter prison sentences could lead to an unwanted increase in the number of victims. Miliband,…

Campaigner: ‘Pressure cuts deaths in custody’

Campaigner: ‘Pressure cuts deaths in custody’

Tippa Naphtali is the cousin of Mikey Powell, who died in police custody in 2003. He spoke to Socialist Worker. "We are launching a campaign to call for every police…

Obama’s failure to close Guantanamo is complete

Obama’s failure to close Guantanamo is complete

The announcement on 4 April 2011 by US Attorney General Eric Holder that the alleged 9/11 conspirators will face trial by military commissions at Guantanamo Bay hails the complete failure…

Metropolitan Police apology over Daniel Morgan murder

Metropolitan Police apology over Daniel Morgan murder

Scotland Yard has apologised to the family of a private detective killed in south-east London in 1987, for a corrupt investigation into his death. Daniel Morgan, 37, was found with…