UK Lords reject evidence from torture

Upholding an over 500-year old English law, the Law Lords rejected the use of any evidence obtained through torture, whether the torture was conducted by the United Kingdom or by another power, specifically including the United States. The case involved eight detainees held in the UK’s version of the war on terror, who faced deportation — they claim on “evidence obtained in US detention camps.”

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David Benfell holds a Ph.D. in Human Science from Saybrook University. He earned a M.A. in Speech Communication from CSU East Bay in 2009 and has studied at California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an anarchist, a vegetarian ecofeminist, a naturist, and a Taoist.

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