Abdel Hakim Belhaj torture case may be heard in secret court

Claim against Jack Straw, brought by Gaddafi victim and his wife, may be heard in secret under new Justice and Security ActOne of the first cases to be heard by the government’s new generation of secret courts may be a claim brought by a Libyan dissident who was kidnapped along with his pregnant wife and […]
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MI5 ‘gave Libyan spies details of dissidents in Britain’

Libyan agents were reportedly greeted at Heathrow and given mobiles and a safehouse in Knightsbridge on 2006 missionThe details of some of Muammar Gaddafi’s opponents who had fled to Britain were given to Libyan spies by MI5, it has been reported.Documents uncovered from archives in Libya reveal that agents for the British secret service supplied […]
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Straw faces legal action over Libya claims

Libyan commander Abdel Hakim Belhaj takes legal action against former foreign secretary, alleging complicity in his tortureA former Libyan dissident who was abducted and flown to one of Muammar Gaddafi’s prisons in a so-called rendition operation mounted with the help of MI6 has started legal proceedings against Jack Straw, who was British foreign secretary at […]
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Tony Blair has ‘no recollection’ of Libyan dissident’s rendition

Blair, who was PM when Abdel Hakim Belhaj was handed to Gaddafi’s regime, defends Britain’s co-operation with LibyaTony Blair, prime minister at the time MI6 rendered Abdel Hakim Belhaj, a prominent Libyan dissident, to the Gaddafi regime in 2004, has said he had “no recollection” of the incident.But he said he was sure the operation […]
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