Ian Cobain

Guest Author

Let us see our cruelty more clearly

British MPs and lawyers call for more rigorous probes into the abuse and deaths of detainees.

Britain set to pay torture victims

The British government is negotiating payments to thousands of Kenyans who were detained and severely mistreated during the 1950s Mau Mau insurgency.

Atrocities of colonial past haunt Britain again

A case by former subjects of Her Majesty's British Empire has unearthed awful truths, deliberately hidden, of atrocities in African countries.

Papers detail brutal abuse

'Violent shock' the only way to deal with Mau Mau insurgents, British government told.

Jihadi home truths

Why would someone want to bomb the country where he grew up?

‘Humiliate, strip, threaten’

<b>Ian Cobain</b> reports on British military interrogation training methods that may be in breach of international law.

Now it’s ‘cruel Britannia’

Pressure for inquiry grows as Pakistani torturers themselves allege British complicity in the abuse of English citizens in the war on terror.

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