posted on Jan, 7 2004 @ 03:53 AM
This is mainly for those Brits on the board who criticise the American treatment of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay.
By all means criticise but remember our government do not have clean hands on this issue.
In high security prisons in Britain, men not convicted, not even charged with any crime are locked up. They have had no trial and don’t even know the
evidence which is keeping them there.
Some of them have been there since December 2001 - two years!
The men are detained under emergency ‘anti–terrorism’ laws which permit the detention of foreign nationals without charge or trial. British nationals
suspected of terrorism retain the right to be charged and tried with a criminal offence, or released.