Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Iran-Iraq Ceasefire Operational

Yesterday, an English court overrode the secrecy claim made by the foreign secretary and ordered disclosure of documents regarding the detention and interrogation of Binyam Mohamed, the last U.K. resident imprisoned at Guantanamo.The foreign secretary had issued a PII certificate to prevent this information from being supplied to the defense team because "disclosure, even on a limited basis … would seriously prejudice the viability of the United Kingdom's liaison relationships with highly valued partners … and the importance of keeping secret information received on a confidential basis from informants and liaison intelligence agencies so as to protect the operational effectiveness of the United Kingdom security and intelligence agencies." Read full story

No comments: