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UK Human Rights NGOs Boycott ‘Whitewash’ Rendition & Torture Inquiry, Citing ‘Cover-Up’ – 9 November 2014

RT logoSome of the UK’s leading human rights groups are to boycott the official investigation into Britain’s involvement in post 9/11 rendition and torture, saying the parliamentary inquiry will be neither impartial nor thorough, The Observer reports.

Nine human rights organizations have signed a letter to the parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) explaining that they want no part in their investigation into the UK’s role in the alleged mistreatment of prisoners in the years after 9/11.

The letter, which was seen by The Observer, was signed by such human rights heavyweights as Amnesty international, Reprieve and Liberty.

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