July 20, 2008


round and round and round we go...

Britain should stop extraditing prisoners to America following the CIA’s admission that it ‘tortured’ terror suspects, an influential group of MPs has demanded.

The move by the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee would prevent the extradition of hook-handed cleric Abu Hamza, who faces terror charges in the US, and Babar Ahmad, accused of fund-raising for the Taliban.

Ministers have previously been willing to take at face-value statements from President George Bush that the US does not resort to torture.

But the committee says this should no longer be the case after CIA admitted the ‘waterboarding’ of three detainees

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