Senior reporter, Guardian
Ian Cobain has been a journalist since the early 1980s. He is a senior reporter on the Guardian. His inquiries into the UK’s involvement in torture since 9/11 have won a number of major awards, including the Martha Gellhorn Prize and the Paul Foot Award for investigative journalism. He has also won several Amnesty International media awards. His first book, Cruel Britannia was released last year.
RAF helicopter death revelation leads to secret Iraq detention camp How secret renditions shed light on MI6’s licence to kill and torture Rendition ordeal that raises new questions about secret trials Army ‘waterboarding victim’ who spent 17 years in jail is cleared of murder Northern Ireland loyalist shootings: one night of carnage, 18 years of silence