UK to Conduct Torture Inquiry
The UK today announced a formal investigation into whether British security forces were complicit in the torture of Ethiopian-born UK resident Binyam Mohamed and others. Mohamed was tortured by foreign interrogators, who were allegedly fed questions via the CIA.
Mohamed was initially held in Pakistan in 2002, and then moved to Morocco and Afghanistan, where he alleges he was tortured. He was transferred to Guantanamo in 2004 and released in 2009. Our prior coverage of his case is assembled here. [More...]
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