UK Liberty

Rendition

Posted in Uncategorized by ukliberty on February 26, 2009

BBC:

Ministers have said they (them personally?) handed over two terror suspects to US authorities in Afghanistan, sparking claims of collusion in extraordinary rendition.

Defence secretary John Hutton said the two, detained by UK forces in Iraq in 2004, were transferred to US custody in Afghanistan where they remain.

He was reassured they had been treated humanely but said the move should have been “questioned” at the time.

Mr Hutton apologised for past incorrect answers given to MPs about the issue. …

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