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Government defends plans to provide prison/probation services in Saudi Arabia & Oman
As previously reported, the Gulf Center for Human Rights is challenging the legality of the UK Ministry of Justice’s ‘commercial arm’ Just Solutions International (JSi). JSi is bidding to...
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DPG response to tabloid attack on our work with migrants
Re Daily Mail article on 12 August
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Jane Deighton on her visit to Kos
Sudden end to humanitarian success for Kos refugees and volunteers
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Oil Justice
On 20 May the Guardian reported the story of Gilberto Torres, a trade unionist who was kidnapped and tortured in Colombia. We are representing him in a case in the UK against multinational oil companies.

This case has prompted a unique collaboration between , War on Want and Colombian NGO COSPACC.  Oil Justice was set up with the aim to develop a new and unique community-led model to obtain justice for the entire community, not just compensation for minority. Our goal is to rebuild an empower communities to also help develop proposals to strengthen domestic policy and laws. We will bring cases, empower communities, create awareness, and lobby the Government.

British Red Cross
The British Red Cross have obtained funding from the Big Lottery for a joint project with Praxis & Asylum Aid. As part of this project DPG solicitors will be providing legal supervision and developing precedents for Red Cross caseworkers to use to assist destitute asylum seekers and refugees.

Roma Support Group
The Roma Support Group has obtained funding for a project to develop the Roma community’s knowledge about their rights by training delivered by DPG solicitors. In addition we will be providing supervision for their caseworkers on housing issues arising.

Cardiff Law School
We have a joint initiative with Cardiff Law School’s Pro Bono programme to work with law students on international law and development issues. 

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