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CIA torture report: the British government must come clean

It's time for a proper inquiry into the UK's relationship with the CIA

By Clare Algar  

Protestors outside parliament calling for the closure of Guantanamo Bay. © STEVE PARKINS/NEWZULU/PA Images

Just days after the publication of the US Senate’s report into CIA torture, the UK Government’s position on the part it played seems to be unravelling.

The issue has been “dealt with from the British perspective,” said David Cameron on Tuesday, after the release of details which shocked even those long-familiar with the excesses of the CIA: “rectal feeding”; the use of…

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