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UK: we don't torture, we just watch.

Tony Blair was aware of the ­existence of a secret interrogation policy which ­effectively led to British citizens, and others, being ­tortured during ­counter-terrorism investigations, the Guardian can reveal.
The policy, devised in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, offered ­guidance to MI5 and MI6 officers ­questioning detainees in Afghanistan whom they knew were being mistreated by the US military.
British intelligence officers were given written instructions that they could not "be seen to condone" torture and that they must not "engage in any activity yourself that involves inhumane or degrading treatment of prisoners".
But they were also told they were not under any obligation to intervene to prevent detainees from being mistreated.
"Given that they are not within our ­custody or control, the law does not require you to intervene to prevent this," the policy sai

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Added: Jun-18-2009 Occurred On: Jun-18-2009
By: badMother
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Iraq, Afghanistan, LiveLeaks
Tags: torture, UK, immoral, waterboarding, Blair, Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, sick
Location: London, London, City of, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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  • Hey its not like we just let him watch for free...

    He paid at the door like usual.

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  • Yeah, same thing goes on over here as well, won't stop either.

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    • No country is whiter than white.

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    • Americans are bad, while Europeans are bad, disingenuous, slimey hypocrites and scapegoating cowards.

      To be precise.

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    • give me the reasons for your comments please. if it saves the lives of normal people i have no problems with them getting info out of people the hard way . we will never know the whole truth so its not worth getting upset about it .

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    • That's the thing, torture doesn't get good intel. It is however lots of fun for sadists.

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  • It is sad to see comments coming from pinheads that are more concerned about the rights of murdering thugs than of the the rights of the people that the U.K and Americans work at protecting. I am glad we had people that put my rights above the terrorists. You go to an Arabic country and do the same as the terrorists have done, I would be curious to see how you would be treated.

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  • haha good photo

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  • it feels so good to be so bad :)

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  • They probably were watching the jihadists slowly cutting someones head off with a knife because all we do is throw panties on them. I can see where you might get confused.

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  • Isn't this smiley-faced Brit faggot in jail yet?

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  • Im all up for torture of Terror suspects in fact pedo's rapists murderers and others of the same descript!!

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