Chances are you’ve not heard of a millionaire British businessman called Kris Maharaj. He used to pit racehorses against the Queen’s, give generously to charity and throw lavish parties for high-society London in the Seventies.
Over the last 15 years, the Government has attempted to suppress the truth about Guantanamo. In response, we have been working to bring the facts to the public. Here we bring you 7 facts that you may not know about America’s infamous illegal prison.
Two years on from a mass execution that saw political protesters – including children – killed Saudi Arabia shows no interest in halting a brutal wave of repression... By Maya Foa, Director of Reprieve
Last week, as soon as I got off the plane from Guantanamo Bay, I went to see my client Kris Maharaj, in Miami. It is hard to know what is more depressing – men being held in the Cuban prison base for 16 years without being charged with a crime, or Kris’ case.
Ali al-Nimr was sentenced to death as a child for the ‘crime’ of attending pro-democracy protests in Saudi Arabia. On Thursday 21st December, he spent his 23rd birthday on death row. Many of our supporters also left birthday messages for Ali. Here are five of our favourites.
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