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Public service whistleblowers "treated shockingly", report finds
Report accuses ministers of failing to protect whistleblowers despite their role in exposing a series of major scandals.
Obama admits CIA "tortured some folks" but stands by Brennan over spying
President Barack Obama on Friday starkly criticised the CIA's past treatment of terror suspects, saying he could understand why the agency rushed to use controversial interrogation techniques in the aftermath of 9/11 but conceding: "we tortured some folks".
Britain "attempts to censor" US report on torture sites
US Senate report may confirm that Diego Garcia was used for extraordinary rendition after 9/11.
Senate Republicans to issue minority report on CIA "torture" techniques
Saxby Chambliss: "information gleaned took down Bin Laden". Majority to allege techniques were unnecessary and unhelpful.
Guantánamo prisoner to publish "harrowing" memoirs
Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who has been held in the Cuban prison since 2002 but never charged, will reveal details of sexual humiliation, torture and "living in terror" in Guantánamo Diary.
UK ambassador lobbied senators to hide Diego Garcia role in rendition
Rights groups claim that top-level talks were part of bid to redact link to Diego Garcia from report.
US threatened Yahoo with $250,000 daily fine over NSA data refusal
Company releases 1,500 documents from failed suit against NSA over user data requests and cooperation with Prism compliance.
Edward Snowden: state surveillance in Britain has no limits
Whistleblower and former NSA analyst says UK regulation allows GCHQ snooping to go beyond anything seen in US.
GCHQ chief accuses US tech giants of becoming terrorists' "networks of choice"
New director of UK eavesdropping agency accuses US tech firms of becoming "networks of choice" for terrorists.
Facebook, Google and Apple lobby for curb to NSA surveillance
A coalition of the biggest names in consumer technology have backed a US bill that would limit surveillance and prevent bulk email collection.
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