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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

“Anatomy of a Disaster”: Privatisation of Court Interpreting Services

 This is an update of an article I wrote last year about the privatisation of foreign language and deaf interpreting services in courts in England and Wales under a framework … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 9 Comments

Europe’s Dirty Secret: Ongoing Torture Collusion

Extraordinary rendition In a statement he made last year, Nils Muižnieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe (CoE), Europe’s 47-member human rights body, called on European … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 5 Comments

Caught between a rock and a hard place: US must ensure safety upon release for Guantánamo prisoners

Nine prisoners held at Guantánamo Bay were released in December 2013, out of a total of 11 prisoners released over the past year. All were held without charge or trial … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · 6 Comments