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Posted on: May 6, 2010, Source: Independent UK

Britain was so concerned about reports of an alarming increase in the number of babies being born with deformities that ministers asked the Red Cross to investigate.

Posted on: May 7, 2009, Source: Independent UK

MI5 agents promised to protect British prisoners from their American captors and help secure their return home to the United Kingdom.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2008, Source: Independent UK

It is the second big payout by the British Army this year over allegations of abuse.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Zyad al-Saadon has lived in Britain for 35 years. Now, the British government want to deport him to Baghdad.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2008, Source: The Independent UK

The expulsion of the people of Diego Garcia was covered up for years. Now officials block an investigation of its role in extraordinary rendition.

Posted on: May 29, 2007, Source: Independent UK

In a scandal that is rocking the U.K., Lord Goldsmith is accused of telling the Army that its soldiers were not bound by the Human Rights Act when arresting, detaining and interrogating Iraqi prisoners.