Britain ‘hands over prisoners in Afghanistan to face torture’

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Government denials of such abuse are the result of a “head in the sand” attitude, partly borne out of a close intelligence relationship with the Afghans, the judges were told.

They are the latest allegations of British complicity in torture following investigations into MI5 and MI6.

Human rights lawyers have assembled details of nine cases involving allegations of beatings, sleep deprivation, stress positions, electrocution, and whipping with rubber cables.

Full story: Britain ‘hands over prisoners in Afghanistan to face torture’ – Telegraph

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