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Thu Dec 13, 2012, 08:40 AM

UK pays 2.2m to settle Libyan rendition claim

Source: BBC News

The UK government has agreed to pay 2.2m to a Libyan dissident and his family who say MI6 was involved in their illegal rendition.

Sami al-Saadi and his family say they were forcibly transferred to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's Libya in 2004.

Their lawyers say the pay-out ends the family's legal action against the UK, in which they were arguing MI6 was instrumental in their kidnap.

The UK still faces a further allegation of rendition from another Libyan.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20715507

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