Former British Gitmo detainee to sue UK government

[JURIST] Martin Mubanga [Cageprisoners.com profile], one of four British nationals recently released from the US terror suspect detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, says he plans to sue the British government for its role in his 3-year incarceration without charge or trial. Mubanga, who is also a Zambian citizen, claims that an British MI6 intelligence officer who interrogated him in Zambia after he left Afghanistan in 2001 was largely responsible for having him turned over to US authorities and sent to Cuba, where he claims he was repeatedly tortured and abused by US personnel. Following his release Mubanga told his story to the British Observer newspaper, which published it over the weekend. BBC News has more.



 

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