Following several years of ongoing litigation over Freedom of Information requests made by the APPG on Extraordinary Rendition, the State Department has cleared for release a number of documents relating to its extraordinary rendition programme and consequences. The documents are now available on the APPG's website here.
Two unnamed individuals who face allegations of terrorist acts will be tried in secret for the first time in modern history, in a departure from the principles of open justice and transparency. Their identity and alleged crimes have not been disclosed for national security reasons. More can be read here and here. Neither Just Nor Secure, authored by Anthony Peto QC and Andrew Tyrie MP and published by the Centre for Policy Studies in January 2013, discusses the dangers of secret courts and the proposals put in place by the Justice and Security Act. It can be read here.