Britain’s dirty torture secrets to be laid bare

America wasn’t the only country with a ‘do-as-I-say, not-as-I-do’ attitude toward torture and other human rights violations: it pulled a willing England right along into crime.

Britain now faces paying out millions to detainees who claim they were tortured with the complicity of the security services.

Compensation settlements may be made with up to a dozen former terror suspects ahead of an independent inquiry announced yesterday by David Cameron to help ‘restore Britain’s moral leadership in the world’.

The inquiry threatens grave embarrassment for security chiefs and former Labour ministers.

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair and Labour leadership front-runner David Miliband are among those likely to be asked to give evidence.

It could also strain Britain’s relationship with the U.S. — our partners in the so-called ‘war on terror — to breaking point.

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