UK denies Ex-Guantanamo detainee charge that it briefed his torturers

March 8th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Mar.8 (ANI): The British Government has said that it neither condones nor colludes in torture.
According to a report in The Independent, the Foreign Office said that the US security services have threatened to stop sharing intelligence with Britain if the courts order the public disclosure of evidence relating to recently released Guantanamo Bay inmate Binyam Mohamed.
Secret telegrams show a US-UK link in the case of Binyam Mohamed
Speaking for the first time since his release, Mohamed claims that he experienced horrific torture at GITMO.
Mohamed, 30, a British resident, said secret telegrams sent by MI5 to the CIA show that the men responsible for his torture were being influenced by questions from the British security service in London.
He describes how, after his capture in Pakistan in 2002, he was flown to Rabat in Morocco, where Moroccan interrogators working to American instructions repeatedly cut his chest and genitals.
Mohameds claims will add to pressure on Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, to release all the secret documents which human rights groups say will tell the full story of Britain’’s alleged collusion in the torture. (ANI)

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