Thursday, 15 April 2010

Charity's legal bid to name terror suspect

The charity Reprieve is today launching a legal battle to force the British Government to name a suspected terrorist who is being held in Afghanistan.

The man, who Reprieve today said is thought to be Yunus Rahmatullah, was one of two alleged terrorists captured by British soldiers in Iraq in February 2004.

They were handed to the US authorities, who flew them to Afghanistan where it is thought they are being held at Bagram Air Base.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the Data Protection Act prevents it from disclosing their names.

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