UK: Torture victims have “well-founded claim” that UK complicit in their abuse, says High Court


"A High Court judge has today expressed his “concern” over a case brought by an anti-Gaddafi dissident and his wife who were kidnapped and forcibly sent to Libya in a 2004 “extraordinary rendition” operation orchestrated by MI6."

See the full article: Torture victims have “well-founded claim” that UK complicit in their abuse, says High Court (Reprieve, link)

And see: Libyan told he cannot pursue rendition claim in case it harms UK interests (Guardian, link):

"A prominent Libyan dissident cannot pursue his "well-founded" claim that he was unlawfully abducted in a joint MI6-CIA operation, and later tortured, because to do so would damage Britain's relations with the US, a high court judge ruled on Friday."

 

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