- May 14, 2009
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Classified documents reveal UK's role in abuse of its own citizens | Law | The GuardianThe true extent of the Labour government's involvement in the illegal abduction and torture of its own citizens after the al-Qaida attacks of September 2001 has been spelled out in stark detail with the disclosure during high court proceedings of a mass of highly classified documents.
Previously secret papers that have been disclosed include a number implicating Tony Blair's office in many of the events that are to be the subject of the judicial inquiry that David Cameron announced last week.
Among the most damning documents are a series of interrogation reports from MI5 officers that betray their disregard for the suffering of a British resident whom they were questioning at a US airbase in Afghanistan. The documents also show that the officers were content to see the mistreatment continue.
Maybe the inquiry will be more real than some people feared and save the tax payer continuing sums of money for more.
The torture files: key passages | Law | guardian.co.uk
I guess a change of government helps