innocent till proven guilty?
Funny how fallen criminals who where once rulers of Libya and closely tied to the British establishment are reassured that they will be treated justly while a man of no conviction is held in the UK with out trial for years, i guess its human rights for some people only.
“Prosecutors said the court had made it clear to Gaddafi’s son, who is wanted for crimes against humanity, that he was innocent until proven guilty.”
Babar Ahmad is a 37 year old British Muslim and the longest detained-without-charge British detainee held as part of the global ‘war on terror’. In December 2003 Babar was arrested at his London home under anti-terror legislation. By the time he reached the police station Babar had sustained at least 73 forensically recorded injuries, including bleeding in his ears and urine. Six days later he was released without charge.
In August 2004 Babar was re-arrested in London and taken to prison pursuant to an extradition request from the US under the controversial, no-evidence-required, Extradition Act 2003. The US has alleged that in the 1990s Babar was a supporter of “terrorism”. Babar denies any involvement in terrorism. He has now been in prison for six years even though he has not been charged in the UK.