Date: 5th March 2015
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
This event will consider the implications for the UK of the US Senate report on the CIA's detention and interrogation programme, published in December 2014.
Speakers will address three key issues:
- the extent to which the report adds to our reliable body of knowledge about the practices of states in combating terrorism threats;
- how the UK government, parliament and others should respond to the findings in the report; and
- to what extent, if at all, the report should prompt any changes in mechanisms for accountability and oversight of UK counter-terrorism law and practice.
The event will be followed by a drinks reception.
- Clare Algar, CEO, Reprieve
- Professor John Gearson, Professor of National Security Studies & Director, Centre for Defence Studies, King's College London
- Sapna Malik, Partner, Leigh Day
- Gareth Peirce, Senior Partner, Birnberg Peirce & Partners
- The Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC MP, Intelligence and Security Committee, Parliament
- Sir Daniel Bethlehem KCMG QC, 20 Essex Street
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Event convened by Justine Stefanelli, Maurice Wohl Associate Senior Research Fellow in European Law and Dr Lawrence McNamara, Senior Research Fellow in the Rule of Law and Deputy Director of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law.
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