Interrogation practices to be questioned – The Independent

Posted February 24th, 2010 in intelligence services, news, torture by sally

“Ministers are to face a legal challenge over the use of secret guidance given to members of the secret services when interrogating prisoners abroad. Lawyers and human-rights groups claim the unpublished codes of practice, issued in 2002 and 2004, allowed officers working for MI5 and MI6 to collude in torture. Reprieve, which represents Binyam Mohamed and several other former Guantanamo Bay detainees, is to go to court to force the Government to disclose what it describes as Britain’s ‘torture policy’.”

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The Independent, 24th February 2010