Document Library - APPG Letters
The APPG receives a response to its FOIA requests from the DHS, enclosing heavily redacted documents relating to Maher Arar.
The APPG receives a response to its US FOIA requests from the Office of Information Policy at the DoJ.
The Information Commissioner (ICO) publishes a decision notice following the APPG's complaint about the refusal of the Foreign Office (FCO) to release information on Diego Garcia in response to a FOIA request from the APPG. The ICO upheld the FCO's decision not to release the requested information.
The Department of Defense released 51 pages of redacted documents to the APPG in response to its FOIA requests. They include allegations of abuse, enhanced interrogation techniques and their application to specific detainees, and a comparison of authorised interrogation techniques with techniques that were used.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department for Homeland Security (DHS) released the following documents in full in response to the APPG's US FOIA requests, on 18 June 2009. The disclosure includes correspondence on the report of the OIG into the rendition of Maher Arar and a report on maritime related terrorism.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department for Homeland Security (DHS) released these documents in part in response to the APPG's US FOIA requests, on 18 June 2009. The disclosure includes its report into the rendition of Maher Arar, a briefing on the report given to Congressman John Conyers Jr, and media accounts and letters about the Maher Arar case.
The APPG publishes information produced by Interpol following Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests made in the US. This information was redacted by Interpol. Following legal advice, the APPG has removed references to the individual concerned from the released information. This is to ensure compliance with the APPG's obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998.
The FBI releases over 1000 pages of information in response to the APPG's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
The APPG complained to the Information Commissioner (ICO) about the MOD's refusal to disclose information requested under FOIA, including a list of people detained by UK Forces in Iraq, 'understandings' between the UK and other countries for detainee transfers and treatment, and a review of detention policy carried out by the MOD. A second complaint was submitted at the same time.
The APPG complained to the Information Commissioner (ICO) about the MOD's refusal to disclose information on the allegations made by Mr Ben Griffin following a FOIA request last year. A second complaint was submitted at the same time and can also be found on this website.