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BelgianMadCow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 05:58 PM
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MI5 faces fresh torture allegations over Jamil Rahman
Source: The Guardian (UK)

Ex-civil servant to sue home secretary over alleged complicity in beatings

The home secretary Jacqui Smith faces legal action over allegations that MI5 agents colluded in the torture of a British former civil servant by Bangladeshi intelligence officers.

Lawyers for the British man, Jamil Rahman, are to file a damages claim alleging that Smith was complicit in assault, unlawful arrest, false imprisonment and breaches of human rights legislation over his alleged ill-treatment while detained in Bangladesh.

The claims bring to three the number of countries in which British intelligence agents have been accused of colluding in the torture of UK nationals. Rahman says that he was the victim of repeated beatings over a period of more than two years at the hands of Bangladeshi intelligence officers, and he claims that a pair of MI5 officers were blatantly involved in his ordeal.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/may/26/mi5-new-tortur...



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