Renditioned while pregnant: 'I still get nightmares'

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Fatima Boudchar and her husband, politician Abdel Hakim Belhaj, have received an apology from the UK government – she describes their battle

Fatima Boudchar, 41, now lives in Istanbul with her husband Abdel Hakim Belhaj, 53, and their son, Abderrahim, 13, who was born shortly after she was released from Tajoura prison near Tripoli in Libya. She told the Guardian:

“I still get nightmares … but I have forgiven Britain now. When I think back on it, I go through all my feelings again: the nervousness, the fear. You don’t forget even after they have given an apology and compensation and time has passed. You can’t be compensated for those feelings.

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