Reprieve launched an new initiative called Pull the Plug – to expose and stop the use of torture music against prisoners of the ‘war on terror.’ Here, former Guantanamo prisoner Ruhal Ahmed describes his experience of being tortured by earsplitting music in the hands of the US authorities.
Month: November 2010
Mark Daly spent months working as a policeman in Manchester. His fellow officers were unaware that their colleague was, in fact, an undercover journalist who was trying to discover if racism lurked among their ranks.
The serious organised crime and police act 2005 (SOCPA), was designed to rid parliament square of veteran peace activist Brian Haw.. he’s still there, and many others have fought the law in imaginative and sometimes comic ways.
The inevitable story of failure which every American anticipated but hoped would never have to be told. This documentary takes the “Innocent Man on Texas Death Row” tale to a dark corner feared by all.
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Habib Ullah’s inquest commenced on 6th December, and will run to 15th December 2010 @ the Evreham Centre, Iver near Slough. Attend the inquest and pledge your support to come to one sitting – most days there will be a morning and afternoon session.
The Burmese military authorities have released the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, from house arrest. Appearing outside her home in Rangoon, Ms Suu Kyi told thousands of jubilant supporters they had to “work in unison” to achieve their goals.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has identified “collective and organisational failings” in the Metropolitan police’s treatment of a teenager who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend after telling them she feared for her life.