Talk about setting a precedent. British court challenging intelligence agencies to publicly open their evidence. While a chance to appeal remains, maybe by June some former gitmo residents could start experiencing closure.
[quote]British residents held at Guantánamo Bay could be offered millions of pounds in compensation for wrongful imprisonment and abuse after the court of appeal today dismissed an attempt by MI5 and MI6 to suppress evidence of alleged complicity in torture.
…government officials have told the Guardian that the former detainees are now likely to be offered compensation of millions of pounds in out-of-court settlements as that would be preferable to having embarrassing evidence of the security and intelligence agencies’ complicity in abuse being exposed.
(Guardian May 4, 2010)[/quote]