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7/7 inquests: MI5 anxiously awaits coroner’s verdict – The Guardian

“The coroner of the 7 July inquests, Lady Justice Hallett, will reveal today how she has responded to relatives of the victims who say MI5 could have taken steps to prevent the bombings, and the security service’s insistence that it cannot be blamed.”

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The Guardian, 6th May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

7/7 inquests: MI5 rejects families’ call for 7/7 review – BBC News

“MI5 has rejected calls from the families of the 52 victims of the 7/7 bombings for a review of its working practices in light of the inquests.”

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BBC News, 11th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Narrowing the definition of torture to the point of hypocrisy – The Guardian

“The secret services, backed by a little-noticed judgment, have given the go-ahead to using torture-induced intelligence.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Terrorist who alleged torture in custody loses appeal – The Guardian

“Appeal court rejects Rangzieb Ahmed’s claim that British authorities ‘outsourced’ his torture to Pakistan.”

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The Guardian, 25th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

MI5 accused of ‘gagging’ justice – The Independent

“Lawyers for families of those killed in the 7/7 bombings suggest MI5 is trying to ‘gag’  justice by restricting the verdicts of the inquest into the attacks.”

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The Independent, 17th February 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

MI5 and MI6 secrecy move ‘threatens press freedoms’ – The Guardian

“Proposals by MI5 and MI6 to extend courtroom secrecy to civil trials would unfairly restrict the right of the media to act as the ‘eyes and ears’ of the public, the supreme court heard today (25 January).”

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The Guardian, 25th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Intelligence agencies go to supreme court over ruling on secret evidence – The Guardian

“MI5 and MI6 will argue in a test case before the supreme court tomorrow that in future no intelligence gathered abroad, even if initially obtained through torture, should ever be disclosed in a British court.”

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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