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Verdict still retains secrecy of the core of the evidence on UK-Bahrain relationship despite ordering further disclosure   As reported by the Independent today, the Information Tribunal in London has ruled that the contents of diplomatic cable from 1977 should be partially disclosed, yet a full disclosure will not occur on the basis that it… Read more »

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London tribunal begins today to decide on the release of secret documents Today, the Information Rights Tribunal in London is considering whether to order the Foreign Office to reveal secret communications between Foreign Office officials which are nearly 40 years old. In June 2013, Marc Jones, a Durham university PhD student and member of the… Read more »

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  Judge to decide on 18-month battle to release secret British document on Bahrain On 10 March, the Information Rights Tribunal in London will consider whether to order the Foreign Office to reveal secret communications between Foreign Office officials which are nearly 40 years old. In June 2013, Marc Owen Jones, a Durham university PhD… Read more »

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British-German surveillance company Gamma has been condemned by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for its failure to adhere to human rights and due diligence standards, after a two year investigation into the company’s sale of surveillance technology to Bahrain.   The OECD’s UK National Contact Point (NCP) concluded on Thursday that Gamma International… Read more »