Gibson inquiry into MI5 and MI6 torture collusion claims abandoned – The Guardian

Posted January 20th, 2012 in inquiries, intelligence services, news, torture by tracey

“The judge-led inquiry into the UK’s alleged role in the torture and rendition of detainees after the 9/11 attacks, already boycotted by most human rights groups, has been scrapped by the government. The surprise decision to abandon the investigation led by Sir Peter Gibson into MI5 and MI6 officers’ participation, which carried out only preparatory research, was announced in parliament by the justice secretary, Ken Clarke.”

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The Guardian, 18th January 2012