Thursday, July 30, 2009

Clinton moved to halt disclosure of CIA torture evidence, court told

Richard Norton-Taylor, Wednesday 29 July 2009

"Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, personally intervened to suppress evidence of CIA collusion in the torture of a British resident, the high court heard today.

The dramatic turn emerged as lawyers for Binyam Mohamed, the UK resident abused in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Morocco and Guantánamo Bay, joined by lawyers for the Guardian and other media groups, asked the court to order the disclosure of CIA material......"

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