Peter Foster telegraph.co.uk It has long been known that Diego Garcia was used to refuel at least two CIA extraordinary rendition flights, but the British government faces a potentially much more serious charge: did it allow the CIA to use the British territory to detain, and even torture, leading terror suspects?
Anonymous US officials, quoted in a US media report earlier this year, claimed that classified CIA documents showed that the US had held high-valued detainees on Diego Garcia with the "full cooperation" of the British government.
This allegation, reported by Al Jazeera America, is purportedly contained in a still-classified 3,600-page US Senate report on the Bush-era kidnap and torture programme after 9/11, part of which is due to be made public this autumn. to read more: telegraph.co.uk
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