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Government confirms settlement of Al Saadi case

The UK Government and other defendants have reached a settlement in the Al Saadi case.

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Libyan national Sami Al Sa’adi and his family members brought a civil claim against Her Majesty’s Government and named defendants relating to alleged rendition to Libya in 2004 and subsequent mistreatment in detention there.

In relation to this claim, a Government spokesperson said today:

“We can confirm that the Government and the other defendants have reached a settlement with the claimants. There has been no admission of liability and no finding by any court of liability.”

Published 13 December 2012