17 septembrie 2019

A UK-US torture partnership? Leading rights group calls for inquiry


Reprieve is considering legal action after details emerged of the extent of the UK’s role in US torture programme.Newly declassified cables highlight the need for the United Kingdom to conduct an inquiry into alleged instances of torture committed by the CIA, according to UK-based rights group Reprieve. The cables, first published by The Intercept, detail the “enhanced interrogation” of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks on New York and Washington, DC, and [...]