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"Yes I am emotional about torture SIR!" UK Minister savaged

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posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 08:21 AM

UK Minister SAVAGED over US blackmail of "Torture Evidence"

Binyam Mohamed, a British resident held at the American base, has launched a legal challenge in the High Court in London for documents detailing his treatment to be made public.

However, two judges ruling on the case said that David Miliband, the Foreign Secretary, had advised that releasing the documents could lead to America withdrawing intelligence co-operation.

This, it was warned, could lead to Britons facing a very considerable increase in the dangers they face from terrorism.

The judges reveal that the secret documents at the centre of the case give rise to an arguable case of torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. It is also disclosed that a British intelligence official may have been present when Mr Mohamed alleges he was tortured. The judgement raises the prospect of criminal charges being brought against British officials.

posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 08:36 AM
reply to post by setfree

I do like her, we need people in the political system with strong morals and passionate feeling when it comes to things like this.

It is embarrassing and shameful that most of our politicians feel and express little emotion on such issues.

And yet they expect us to trust them. How do you trust a person who seems to feel no emotion when dealing with such horrible situations? They're mostly nothing more than emotionless robots repeating the same BS over and over.

To these people it's all statistics and figures, people don't matter, individuals don't matter.

They should have talked to the Obama government about this at least.
And they have no right to be silencing the legal process to save an ally from embarrassment.
That just shows that our government is still a little lapdog to the U.S.

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