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Friday, December 09, 2005

Britain High Court Bans Evidence Obtained by Torture

From the Washington Post:

Britain's highest court ruled Thursday that evidence that might have been obtained through torture in other countries cannot be used in British courts.
A panel of British Law Lords, this country's highest appellate authority, upheld an appeal brought by a group of foreigners in England who were detained on suspicions of involvement in terrorism. The basis of their detention was secret testimony that came from abroad through foreign intelligence services, according to lawyers for the men.

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--Tom Hayes


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