UK supreme court to rule on government responsibility for alleged rendition

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Judgments on alleged treatment of jihadi suspects could define extent of human rights protections overseas

Government responsibility for alleged torture, rendition and illegal detention of jihadi suspects will finally be decided by the UK’s highest court in a series of judgments that may define the extent of human rights protections overseas.

One of the six cases to be decided, that of the Libyan dissident Abdel Hakim Belhaj, has been under consideration for 15 months – the longest the supreme court has ever taken to deliver a ruling.

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