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MI5 agent: Torture complicity ‘legal’

By staff New allegations of complicity in torture have been levelled against the government amid claims Whitehall told MI5 agents they could question terror suspects they believed had been tortured by foreign security services. Binyam Mohamed – the last British resident at Guantanamo Bay – is among a group of UK citizens and residents… Read more »

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Counter-terror ‘undermines the law’

By staff The counterterrorism programme followed by the UK and US undermines the law, a report by judges and lawyers has said. The independent International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) also concluded most of the measures were counterproductive. The report highlights how many countries with poor human rights record now point to UK and US… Read more »