The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights has agreed to hear evidence on torture on Tuesday 28 April at 1.45pm from an expert witness . Craig Murray.
On his website with this welcome news he adds ..
"I will testify that as British Ambassador, I was told there is a very definite policy to accept intelligence from torture abroad, that the policy was instituted and approved by Jack Straw when Foreign Secretary. I will tell them that as Ambassador I protested formally three times in writing to Jack Straw, and that the Foreign Office told me in reply to my protests that this was perfectly legal.
I will prove my evidence with documentation."
Here is the written evidence he will speak to ...
|Mr Andrew Dismore MP (Chair)||Hendon||Labour|
|Mr John Austin MP||Erith and Thamesmead||Labour|
|Dr Evan Harris MP||Oxford West & Abingdon||Liberal Democrats|
|Mr Virendra Sharma MP||Ealing Southall||Labour|
|Mr Richard Shepherd MP||Aldridge-Brownhills||Conservative|
|Mr Edward Timpson MP||Crewe and Nantwich||Conservative|
|Lord Lester of Herne Hill||Liberal Democrats|
|Lord Morris of Handsworth||Labour|
|The Earl of Onslow||Conservative|
|Baroness Prashar||Cross Bench|