Monday, April 17, 2006

UK govt supports Saudi torturers

Christopher GreenwoodNot wanting to be inconsistent with their support for American torturers at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, the UK government is to argue at the House of Lords next week that Saudi officials accused of torture should be immune from civil actions:

Christopher Greenwood QC, the international lawyer who advised the attorney-general that the Iraq war was lawful, will argue for the British government, which has intervened in support of Saudi Arabian officials accused of detaining and torturing four Britons in Saudi jails.

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