Document Library - APPG Letters
ISC Chairman Kim Howells MP writes an open letter to Human Rights Watch about the Binyam Mohamed case, his Committee's investigations and concerns about the ISC's independence.
Andrew Tyrie writes to the Defence Committee about MOD policy, detainee handovers by UK Forces, and the two confirmed cases in which individuals captured by UK Forces and handed over to US detention were subsequently transferred from Iraq to Afghanistan.
The APPG made a submission to the Foreign Affairs Committee's (FAC) Global Security: UK-US Relations Inquiry about rendition and related issues.
Andrew Tyrie wrote to the Intelligence and Security Committee about its scrutiny of rendition, and specifically the case of Binyam Mohamed and Diego Garcia.
The APPG writes to the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) about specific aspects of its Report into Rendition, following legal advice.
The APPG receives a letter from the Defence Committee in response to the APPG's letter of 25 March 2009. The Committee attached a response from the MOD to the concerns raised by the APPG in its letter.
The APPG made a submission to the Foreign Affairs Committee's (FAC) Human Rights Inquiry. The submission is a summary of UK involvement in rendition, further allegations and the APPG's work on these issues. The Inquiry will focus on: extraordinary rendition; Diego Garcia; Binyam Mohamed; allegations of UK involvement in torture; detainee handovers by UK Forces. The Inquiry will be taking oral evidence from the Foreign Secretary and others. See the FAC's website for more details.
The APPG wrote to the Defence Committee about the Defence Secretary's oral statement of 26 February 2009, highlighting areas of concern for the APPG.
The APPG writes to the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) further to previous correspondence on rendition, setting out recent developments, including the APPG's Information Session on Binyam Mohamed; the Defence Secretary's statement of 26 February 2009; a recent UN report on intelligence services; and Lord Carlile's call for a judge-led inquiry into rendition.
The APPG receives a letter from the FAC setting out how it proposes to pursue the issue of Diego Garcia's involvement in the US rendition programme.