Abdel Hakim Belhaj

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UK spent £11m of public money fighting Libya rendition case
Figures show vast sums spent resisting apology demands over rendition of Libyan dissidents

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

24, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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British government misses own torture inquiry deadline
Ministers under pressure to launch judge-led inquiry into UK role in post-9/11 abuses

Ian Cobain and Owen Bowcott

30, Aug, 2018 @12:30 PM

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UK spies ‘still share intelligence gained abroad by torture’
Labour says cases that breach official rules have doubled in a year

Jamie Doward

02, Jun, 2018 @11:04 PM

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Boris Johnson rejects Bank of England's claim Brexit has already damaged UK economy - Politics live
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen

Andrew Sparrow

23, May, 2018 @7:41 AM

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Tony Blair refuses to apologise to Libyan torture victim Abdel Hakim Belhaj
Former UK prime minister says he knew nothing about case until after he left office

Peter Walker and Ian Cobain

22, May, 2018 @9:08 AM

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UK government trying to block release of files exposing Gaddafi links
Lawyers to call for FoI request to be rejected days after apology for Abdel Hakim Belhaj rendition

Ian Cobain

15, May, 2018 @11:44 AM

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In the Belhaj case, Britain set aside the rule of law and moral principles | Will Hutton
Abdel Hakim Belhaj got his apology, but we still lost the moral high ground

Will Hutton

13, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Abde​​l Hakim Belhaj rendition: ex-minister calls for inquiry
Malcolm Rifkind says intelligence and security committee should investigate role of Labour ministers in 2004 rendition of Libyan

Nadia Khomami

12, May, 2018 @11:54 AM

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Jack Straw faces call to give evidence over role in Libyan rendition
MPs want then-foreign secretary to explain role in kidnap and mistreatment of two Libyan families

Rajeev Syal and Ian Cobain

11, May, 2018 @4:22 PM

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Britain apologises for 'appalling treatment' of Abdel Hakim Belhaj
Theresa May apologises unreservedly for UK role in rendition of Libyan, who was jailed and tortured, and his wife

Ian Cobain, Owen Bowcott and Pippa Crerar in London, and Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul

10, May, 2018 @6:49 PM

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Rendition victim gets £500,000 compensation as May apologises 'unreservedly' for UK's conduct - Politics live
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen

Andrew Sparrow

10, May, 2018 @3:51 PM

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Settlement in Abdel Hakim Belhaj rendition case to be announced
Opposition leader who was kidnapped and sent to Libyan prison had insisted on an apology

Ian Cobain and Owen Bowcott

09, May, 2018 @3:41 PM

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