Sun, Mar 14, 2004 - Page 6 News List

Another Briton alleges torture at Guantanamo

`INHUMAN CONDITIONS' A second British man who spent two years at the US Navy's base in Cuba has made troubling allegations about his treatment there


He said the prisoners' long detentions were justified.

"They were picked up in very dangerous circumstances, and we had to protect ourselves by bringing these people to Guantanamo to see what they knew about terrorism and see if they were responsible for any of the kinds of things that have been happening in the world," ITV's transcript quoted him as saying.

Britain and the United States are continuing discussions about the remaining four Britons at the camp. Britain has insisted its nationals either receive fair trials or be returned home.

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