I am innocent yet was detained without charge in solitary confinement for days on end. It was a devastating experience

Hicham Yezza Guardian, UK 8/18/08

The UN’s committee on human rights has just published a report criticising Britain’s anti-terror laws and the resulting curbs on civil liberties. For many commentators the issues raised are mostly a matter of academic abstractions and speculative meanderings. For me, it is anything but. These laws have destroyed my life. (more…)