Blair era 'mistaken identity' rendition case goes to high court

Blair era 'mistaken identity' rendition case goes to high court

Lawyers for man held for 10 years following 2004 SAS anti-terror raid in Baghdad fight for damages

The fallout from one of Britain’s Blair-era extraordinary rendition operations continued to inch its way through the high court this week, in a case involving MI6, the SAS and allegations of a high-level cover-up of a blunder.

Lawyers representing one of the victims bringing a damages claim against the government allege that he became caught up in the rendition programme as a consequence of mistaken identity.

Related: Men allegedly tortured by UK troops plan to go to court over report

Related: Why can’t Britain apologise to these victims of rendition? | Cori Crider

Continue reading…

12
Like
Save

Comments

Comments are disabled for this post.