UK pays £2.2m to settle Libyan rendition claim – BBC News

Posted December 14th, 2012 in closed material, compensation, Libya, news, rendition, torture by tracey

“The UK government has agreed to pay £2.2m ($3.5m) to a Libyan dissident and his
family who say MI6 was involved in their illegal rendition.”

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BBC News, 13th December 2012

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Libyan dissidents launch action against UK government over rendition – The Guardian

Posted June 28th, 2012 in Libya, news, rendition, terrorism by sally

“Lawyers representing two Libyan dissidents who were abducted and flown to Tripoli to be detained in one of Muammar Gaddafi’s prisons have issued proceedings in the high court in London against the British government, the former foreign secretary Jack Straw and Sir Mark Allen, the former head of counter-terrorism at MI6.”

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The Guardian, 28th June 2012

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Yvonne Fletcher investigation renewed – The Guardian

Posted May 25th, 2012 in demonstrations, Libya, murder, news, police by tracey

“David Cameron announces detectives will fly to Libya in pursuit of information about the policewoman’s 1984 killing.”

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The Guardian, 24th May 2012

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Jack Straw faces legal action over Libya rendition claims – The Guardian

Posted April 18th, 2012 in damages, intelligence services, Libya, news, rendition, torture by sally

“A former Libyan dissident who was abducted and flown to one of Muammar Gaddafi’s prisons in a so-called rendition operation mounted with the help of MI6 has started legal proceedings against Jack Straw, who was British foreign secretary at the time.”

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The Guardian, 18th April 2012

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Special report: Rendition ordeal that raises new questions about secret trials – The Guardian

Posted April 10th, 2012 in intelligence services, Libya, news, rendition by sally

“In 2004, Fatima Bouchar and her husband, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, were detained en route to the UK, and rendered to Libya. This is the story of their imprisonment, and the trail of evidence that reveals the involvement of the British government.”

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The Guardian, 8th April 2012

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Government pay-out for man handed over to Libyan torturers – The Independent

Posted April 10th, 2012 in compensation, intelligence services, Libya, news, rendition, torture by sally

“Ministers are preparing to pay substantial compensation to a senior military commander in the new Libyan government who was abducted and sent to Libya at the request of Colonel Gaddafi eight years ago.”

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The Independent, 10th April 2012

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Libyan rebel leader sues Britain over rendition ordeal – The Guardian

Posted December 20th, 2011 in intelligence services, Libya, news, rendition, torture by tracey

“A Libyan military commander and rebel leader has launched legal proceedings against the British government over his rendition and alleged ‘barbaric’ treatment meted out to him and his pregnant wife.”

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The Guardian, 19th December 2011

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Torture inquiry to investigate UK-Libya rendition claims – The Guardian

Posted September 5th, 2011 in inquiries, Libya, news, rendition, torture by sally

“David Cameron has asked the Gibson inquiry into alleged UK complicity in torture to be widened to examine the extent of intelligence-sharing by British secret services with the Libyan Gaddafi regime, including rendition and torture.”

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The Guardian, 5th September 2011

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Legal grounds for intervention in Libya? – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted May 6th, 2011 in armed forces, Libya, news, sanctions, United Nations by sally

“In the midst of rapid developments at the diplomatic and military level concerning the Gaddafi regime, it is important to remember that Libya is no stranger to UN sanctions or bombing by NATO member state warplanes.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 6th May 2011

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Targeting Gaddafi is allowed by UN resolution, international lawyers say – The Guardian

Posted March 21st, 2011 in armed forces, international law, Libya, news by sally

“Targeting Muammar Gaddafi and his military high command is permissible under the broadly drawn terms of the UN security council resolution, according to many international lawyers.”

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The Guardian, 21st March 2011

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Related link: In full: UK government’s legal advice on Libya

Correspondence on prisoner transfer agreement with Libya – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 2nd, 2009 in Libya, news, transfer of prisoners by sally

“Letters from UK Justice Ministers to the Scottish Government concerning a prisoner transfer agreement with Libya.”

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Ministry of Justice, 1st September 2009

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Libyan terror suspects win right to stay in UK – The Times

Posted April 28th, 2007 in human rights, immigration, Libya, news, terrorism by sally

“A Home Office plan to deport terror suspects back to Libya is in tatters today, after an immigration court ruled that they could face an unfair trial and even torture if sent home.”

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The Times, 27th April 2007

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UK terror suspects win key ruling – BBC News

Posted April 27th, 2007 in human rights, immigration, Libya, news, terrorism by sally

“Two Libyan terror suspects have won an appeal against deportation from the UK in a major defeat for the government.” 

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BBC News, 27th April 2007

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