UK Government to compensate ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees

November 16, 2010 05:32

Around a dozen men who accused British security forces of colluding in their torture overseas are to get millions in compensation from the UK government.

BBC News


At least six of them alleged UK forces were complicit in their torture before they arrived at Guantanamo.

They had claimed that UK intelligence agencies and three government departments were complicit in their torture and should have prevented it.

He said the government would now be able to move forward with plans for an inquiry, led by Sir Peter Gibson, into claims that UK security services were complicit in the torture of terror suspects.


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