Tony Blair Knew Of Secret Policy On Terror Interrogations

07/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Ian Cobain The Guardian

Tony Blair was aware of the ­existence of a secret interrogation policy which ­effectively led to British citizens, and others, being ­tortured during ­counter-terrorism investigations, the Guardian can reveal.

The policy, devised in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, offered ­guidance to MI5 and MI6 officers ­questioning detainees in Afghanistan whom they knew were being mistreated by the US military.

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