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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Infamous London gangster ‘Mad’ Frankie Fraser dead at 90

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... food was rationed, so all you had to do was nick them commodities and people bit your arm off to buy it off you." His infamy grew with the "torture trial" of 1967 in which he ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland Yard could probe claim Bahraini prince tortured prisoners

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:17am by Reuters

    ... for torture. The request comes after the high court in London quashed a decision by the director of public prosecutions that Prince Nasser bin Hamad al-Khalifa was immune from legal action owing to his royal status. A Bahraini citizen known only as FF has sought the arrest of the son of Bahrain's king following allegations he was directly involved in the torture of three prisoners ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Helen Bamber, human rights advocate and Amnesty co-founder, dies

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... spanning seven decades, helping to set up the medical group of Amnesty International and founding the Medical Foundation for Care of Victims of Torture. "Tens of thousands of survivors ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Files on UK role in CIA abductions accidentally 'soaked in water'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... and torture of al-Qaeda suspects after the attacks of 2001. There have been a number of reports suggesting that allies of the US, including Britain and Poland, have been lobbying to ensure all ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... is extremely low," the former Norwegian supreme court judge said. British police are reported to have recorded scores of cases over the past decade of children who have faced torture and abuse ... Bamu, 15, died after being tortured by his sister and her partner, both originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, who claimed he was cursed. They also received life sentences. Sandberg ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Muslim extremist killers of British soldier Lee Rigby sentenced to life in prison

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:01pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... including 1960s “Moors Murderer” Ian Brady and serial killer Rose West, who tortured, raped and murdered a series of young women with her husband Fred. The court heard statements from Rigby’s family ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Open 600,000 secret British files, scholars demand

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by Reuters

    ... brought against the British government by 5,200 Kenyans who say they were tortured by Britain's colonial forces during the 1950s Mau Mau insurgency. Forced to make public documents on Kenya ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    James Bulger killer Jon Venables freed from jail for a second time

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Bulger murderer freed from jail a second time One of the killers of James Bulger, the two-year-old boy whose torture and murder shocked Britain 20 years ago, ... said. Venables was 10 when he and his friend, Robert Thompson, tortured and murdered James on a railway line after abducting him from a shopping centre. ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain agrees compensation package for Kenya's Mau Mau war veterans

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London £19.9m compensation deal agreed for Kenya'sMau Mau war veterans Britain has agreed to compensate 5,228 elderly Kenyans who were tortured during the Mau ... claiming legal responsibility had passed to the Kenyan government after independence in 1963. "The British government recognises that Kenyans were subject to torture and other forms ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain concerned over delays to Gibraltar traffic

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... children and the infirm in up to 30 degrees of heat," it added. "This torture has resulted in an ambulance being deployed to treat people with medical conditions." On Friday, ...




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