Urgent Action: Haroon Rashid Aswat

CAGEPRISONERS Haroon Rashid Aswat is a 32 year old British citizen currently facing extradition to the United States of America. Mr Aswat, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, was arrested in Zambia, July 2005. He was subsequently deported to the UK where he was…Read More

Control Orders Breach Human Rights of Terror Suspects, Law Lords Rule

Judgment in case of three Libyans says use of 'secret evidence' denied them fair trial Alan Travis, home affairs editor The home secretary, Alan Johnson, said the judgment made his task of protecting the public harder. Photograph: Martin Argles The law…Read More

Interview with Detainee G

Since the attacks of 11th September 2001 on the World Trade Centre in the US, Detainee G has been one of the War on Terror’s longest standing victims. Having been through nearly the entire counter-terrorism policies the UK government could conceive and…Read More

Moazzam Begg Interviews Gareth Peirce

Gareth Peirce is a human rights lawyer who has since the 1970s represented individuals accused of involvement in terrorism from both the Irish and the Muslim communities. Inspired by the U.S. civil-rights movement, Peirce first made headlines by securing the…Read More

Captivated Exhibition Moves to IslamExpo 11th-14th July

IF YOU MISSED CAPTIVATED THE FIRST TIME ROUND HERE IS YOUR CHANCE TO SEE IT! In June 2008 Cageprisoners hosted a unique art exhibition, comprising the works of those men, detained without trial in the UK, to highlight the mental health concerns and the…Read More

Control Order Detainee on Hunger Strike til Death or Deportation

A veteran of Israeli gaols, wheelchair bound Mahmoud Abu Rideh is a stateless Palestinian, who has indefinite leave to remain in the UK. His family are British citizens. Following a police raid on his home in December 2001, Abu Rideh spent the next three and…Read More

Dead People Are Walking On Earth

Habib Ignaoua has been detained in HMP Belmarsh, contesting extradition to Italy, since June 2007. Habib fled Tunisia in 1994 after suffering detention and torture at the hands of the Tunisian security services. In the years since then, he has been convicted…Read More
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