Binyam Mohamed: Judges overrule attempt to suppress torture evidence

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by Richard Norton-Taylor
guardian.co.uk
Friday 16 October 2009

High court orders publication of US report, saying British foreign secretary’s actions were harmful to the rule of law

David Miliband, the foreign secretary, acted in a way that was harmful to the rule of law by suppressing evidence about what the government knew of the illegal treatment of Binyam Mohamed, a British resident who was held in a secret prison in Pakistan, the high court has ruled.

In a devastating judgment, two senior judges roundly dismissed the foreign secretary’s claims that disclosing the evidence would harm national security and threaten the UK’s vital intelligence-sharing arrangements with the US.

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2 thoughts on “Binyam Mohamed: Judges overrule attempt to suppress torture evidence

  1. Binyam Mohamed the blessing of peace be upon him,his a duty to tell the British people about his captivity and torture and of the others who shared his fate,most of our nation is anti war a nation that lost it’s empire and now clings to yours ?,did we not build our empire on the foundations of the Islamic empire?,their science art and many other things that was theirs to teach us,we trample upon them now ? and deceive them how ? ,the American empire, wretched it’s freedom from our greedy British hands succinctly in the war of independence,the revolutionary army was commanded” not to abuse or torture prisoners of war “and to” treat the enemy wounded with respect and compassion” the historical facts sometimes conflict with the reality of today ?,The constitution they wrote had the power of its words to impact this world with dreams of a better world than empire, in which we share power,trust, respect and ,commitment to a nation to live in peace,of course people in europe fled to it,as the fathers of the constitution knew, some to join a new anti imperialist movement of humanity escaping empires,that were dying with the abuse of its people and the suffering of the poor,I have great respect for the British Muslim population their world changed on 911 from almost an invisible immigrant with no ethnic identity, to the worlds most dangerous person,an attractive black head scarf that girls wear became a reminder of a threat,I know these things to be true as I have lived in Africa 5 years ,speak some French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, I worked and lived in a conflict zone,with and for muslims,in Mozambique for IVS as a teacher,some of my best friends are buried in Africa,I think in some way they are resting in Hallowed International Volunteer ground,not seeking gold glory or god they went to Africa to help and teach, in the Koran I found many inspiring threads of Islam,about the heart and mind,why are we prisoners of this conflict and eternal revolution,empires falling like dominoes,with great army’s trampling the earth,then victory parades and long speeches,followed by the nations serious work of rewriting history,Islam has more to teach us than “how to tell the time”,given we learned how to tell the time using arabic numerals,peace be with you

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