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Closure of UK Detainee Inquiry an opportunity for real accountability

Headline Title:  UK Detainee Inquiry closed 18 January 2012 Today’s announcement that the UK government has decided to conclude the work of the Detainee Inquiry provides an opportunity to address the failures of the current system and establish an inquiry that ensures real accountability, Amnesty International said today. "The Detainee Inquiry was never fit for purpose, and fell short of the UK's international human rights obligations to fully and independently investigate allegations of UK involvement in torture and ill-treatment," Nicola Duckworth, Europe and Central Asia Programme…

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