12-04-15 2004 US+UK rendition of dissidents to Gaddafi’s Lybia

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Special report: Rendition ordeal that raises new questions about secret trials

In 2004, Fatima Bouchar and her husband, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, were detained en route to the UK, and rendered to Libya. This is the story of their imprisonment, and the trail of evidence that reveals the involvement of the British government

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Fatima Bouchar, the wife of Abdul Hakim Belhaj. Both were detained in 2004 and rendered to Libya.

Fatima Bouchar, the wife of Abdul Hakim Belhaj. Both were detained in 2004 in Bangkok with the help of MI6 and rendered to Libya. Photograph: Irina Kalashnikova for the Guardian

Just when Fatima Bouchar thought it couldn’t get any worse, the Americans forced her to lie on a stretcher and began wrapping tape around her feet. They moved upwards, she says, along her legs, winding the tape around and around, binding her to the stretcher. They taped her stomach, her arms and then her chest. She was bound tight, unable to move.

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/apr/08/special-report-britain-rendition-libya

 

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