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Charity starts UK rendition fight


A human rights charity has begun a legal fight with the British government over an alleged CIA "rendition flight" in 2002.

Reprieve is to bring a case on behalf of a man who says he was tortured in Egypt after being flown there via the British territory of Diego Garcia.

Iqbal Madni, who was freed from Guantanamo Bay last year, claims he was tortured during a CIA interrogation.

Reprieve Director, Clive Stafford Smith, told BBC News that he was hoping to "expose" what had happened to help prevent future possible acts of torture.


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