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CRB Checks Ruling a Victory for Common Sense

(1) Comments | Posted 29 January 2013 | (21:00)

The Court of Appeal's decision on Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks is an important victory for human rights and common sense. For too long now the disproportionate and overzealous current system has blighted the lives of hardworking people by preventing them from doing jobs they may be very well-qualified to...

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The Use of Torture by Great Democracies Was the Most Shameful Scandal of the War on Terror

(26) Comments | Posted 12 January 2012 | (23:00)

This dark tale took another twist yesterday as the CPS announced that, for now, no British spies will face charges over their alleged complicity in the torture of detainees.

However, the Metropolitan Police has decided that suspicions over UK involvement in rendition to and torture inside Libya are so...

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The Gibson Inquiry: A Waste of Public Money

(2) Comments | Posted 6 September 2011 | (00:00)

The seriousness of this weekend's allegations that British intelligence services might have been involved in the rendition of Libyan nationals cannot be overestimated. There is said to be specific documentary evidence that our officials made direct requests to the Gaddafi regime for "timely detainee debriefs" on people they knew would...

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