UK Accused of ‘Censoring’ Torture Report to Hide Own Role in Secret Renditions

Legal charity reprieve says British government is seeking to conceal information about its complicity in CIA black sites by Sarah Lazare, staff writer, Common Dreams – The British government is being accused of pushing to “censor” the U.S. Senate report on CIA torture to hide its own role in unlawful secret renditions. Due to be partially declassified in the coming days, the report is said to be the most comprehensive account of the U.S. government’s post 9/11 torture and unlawful detention of people in secret prisons across the globe. Former British Foreign Secretary William Hague admitted to the legal charity Reprieve that the U.K. government has been engaged in discussions with the U.S. about the information that will be revealed in the report, in what Reprieve charges is a bid to conceal information about British complicity. “We have made representations to seek assurance that ordinary procedures for clearance of UK...

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