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The body investigating British abuses in Iraq says it will not request as evidence the US Senate report on CIA torture, in the case of two Pakistani men tortured and rendered by the UK and the US.
A normally secretive court is to consider whether the Government should be made to release more information regarding its surveillance of legally privileged communications.
David Miliband, who as UK Foreign Secretary was forced to admit that the CIA had used British territory for ‘rendition’ flights, has left open the possibility that further evidence of involvement could emerge.
The case brought by a husband and wife subjected to a 2004 ‘rendition,’ jointly organised by MI6, the CIA and Libyan intelligence, is being heard today by the Court of Appeal in London.
UK Foreign Office documents concerning the use of British territory by CIA 'rendition' flights show that ministers have been keeping key evidence in their posession from MPs, it has emerged.
Documents that could implicate British officials in the CIA's global rendition programme have been irretrievably damaged, the Foreign Office has claimed.
Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee has called on the UK Government to restrict the use by the US of Diego Garcia, a British overseas territory, for renditions.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) has voted to declassify their report on the CIA’s unlawful torture programme.
A Pakistani judge has ordered intelligence services to produce a victim of CIA drone strikes, missing since being seized from his Rawalpindi home a week ago.
A drone victim due to travel to Europe to give evidence to parliamentarians was detained on 5 February by unknown elements of the Pakistani police. He has not been seen since.