Rahmatullah v Ministry of Defence & Anor [2017] EWHC 547 (QB)

Currently waiting for a response from Ministry of Defence, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Dear Ministry of Defence,

I am interested in the treatment of 5 people who have issued a legal claim against you and the FCO, Yunus Rahmatullah and Amanatullah Ali, XYZ, HTF & ZMS.

1.Provide all information held regarding torture or other forms of ill-treatment of
Yunus Rahmatullah,
Amanatullah Ali
ZMS: -
a) at the time of their capture and while in British custody
b) by US forces

2. When is this case scheduled for trial?

3.If you have settled any claims provide full details including, damages, costs and consent Orders.

Yours faithfully,

Edward Williams

DJEP-TOresponses (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr Williams,


Please find attached a response to your recent FOI request.


Best regards,


Directorate of Judicial Engagement Policy



Edward Williams

Dear Ministry of Defence,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Ministry of Defence's handling of my FOI request 'Rahmatullah v Ministry of Defence & Anor [2017] EWHC 547 (QB)'.

Explain how it takes 377 man hours to read the emails. Why not just release all the emails? I can read a one page email in about 1 minute. Try harder.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/r...

Yours faithfully,

Edward Williams

CIO-FOI-IR (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

Dear Mr Williams,

Acknowledgement of Request for a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Internal Review

We acknowledge receipt of your email of 9 May and we can confirm that an internal review will be conducted of your request for information, our reference FOI2019/04905.

The Department's target for completing internal reviews is 20 working days from date of receipt and we therefore aim to complete the review and respond to you by 7 June 2019. While we are working hard to achieve this, in the interests of providing you with a realistic indication of when you should expect a response, we should advise that the majority are currently taking between 20 and 40 working days to complete.

The review will involve a full, independent reconsideration of the handling of the case as well as the final decision.

MOD Information Rights Compliance Team

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