UK to investigate torture allegations by London bombing suspects

[JURIST] The British Parliament announced Friday that the Intelligence and Security Committee [official website] will launch an official investigation into allegations that 28 Pakistani terror suspects held in Greece following the July 7 London bombings [JURIST news archive] were abused by 15 Greek agents and one British MI6 officer. The announcement comes on the heels of the Greek Ministry of Justice [official website] decision to investigate the matter [JURIST report]. British officials have dismissed the allegations as "complete nonsense". Politics.co.uk has more.



 

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