Ignoring women’s needs in custody breaches their rights, says watchdog

Home secretary urged to improve treatment of detainees after inspections showed sanitary products were often not available Failures to provide adequate sanitary protection to woman and girls in police custody breaches their human rights, the home secretary has been warned by an independent watchdog. The Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) has written to Amber Rudd […]

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Tribunal rules against total secrecy over UK drone strikes

Court imposes limits on ability of government to reject information requests on national security grounds The government’s power to block requests for information on national security grounds has been significantly curtailed by a tribunal ruling over targeted killings of British jihadists abroad. Although attempts to obtain the legal advice given to the prime minister before […]

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