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Jewish Rothschild and Crown Henchmen pretends to get M15 in trouble 4muslim tortures
02-12-2010, 12:03 AM, (This post was last modified: 02-12-2010, 04:36 AM by Apocalypso Now!.)
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Jewish Rothschild and Crown Henchmen pretends to get M15 in trouble 4muslim tortures
Top judge: Binyam Mohamed case shows MI5 to be devious, dishonest and complicit in torture

Legal defeat plunges Security Service into crisis over torture evidence, and it is revealed that judge removed damning verdict after Foreign Office QC's plea

• Breakdown of David Miliband's Commons statement

• Read the letter that reveals the draft ruling


* Richard Norton-Taylor and Ian Cobain
* guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 10 February 2010 21.40 GMT
* Article history

Binyam Mohamed, left, and foreign secretary David Miliband

Binyam Mohamed, left, and foreign secretary David Miliband. Photograph: PA

MI5 faced an unprecedented and damaging crisis tonight after one of the country's most senior judges found that the Security Service had failed to respect human rights, deliberately misled parliament, and had a "culture of suppression" that undermined government assurances about its conduct.

The condemnation, by Lord Neuberger, the master of the rolls, was drafted shortly before the foreign secretary, David Miliband, lost his long legal battle to suppress a seven-paragraph court document showing that MI5 officers were involved in the ill-treatment of a British resident, Binyam Mohamed.

Amid mounting calls for an independent inquiry into the affair, three of the country's most senior judges – Lord Judge, the lord chief justice, Sir Anthony May, president of the Queen's Bench Division, and Lord Neuberger – disclosed evidence of MI5's complicity in Mohamed's torture and unlawful interrogation by the US.

So severe were Neuberger's criticisms of MI5 that the government's leading lawyer in the case, Jonathan Sumption QC, privately wrote to the court asking him to reconsider his draft judgment before it was handed down.

The judges agreed but Sumption's letter, which refers to Neuberger's original comments, was made public after lawyers for Mohamed and media organisations, including the Guardian, intervened.

They argued that Neuberger had privately agreed with Sumption to remove his fierce criticisms without giving then the chance to contest the move.

In his letter, Sumption warned the judges that the criticism of MI5 would be seen by the public as statements by the court that the agency:

• Did not respect human rights.

• Had not renounced participation in "coercive interrogation" techniques.

• Deliberately misled MPs and peers on the intelligence and security committee, who are supposed to scrutinise its work.

• Had a "culture of suppression" in its dealings with Miliband and the court.

Sumption described Neuberger's observations in his draft judgment as "an exceptionally damaging criticism of the good faith of the Security Service as a whole".

His letter also refers to the MI5 officer known as Witness B, who is understood to have interrogated Binyam Mohamed in Pakistan in 2002. Witness B gave evidence in the hearings and is now at the centre of a Scotland Yard investigation. Sumption's letter implies that Neuberger did not believe that Witness B was acting alone and that the judge believed that Witness B's conduct was "characteristic of the service as a whole".

The court's final ruling forced the Foreign Office to publish a seven-paragraph summary of 42 classified CIA documents that were handed to MI5 before Witness B travelled to Pakistan to interrogate Mohamed. These show that MI5 was aware that Mohamed was being continuously deprived of sleep, threatened with rendition and subjected to previous interrogations that were causing him "significant mental stress and suffering". If administered in the UK, the summary says, it would clearly be in breach of undertakings about interrogation techniques made by the British government in 1972.

The three judges referred to a recent case in a US court where the judge found Mohamed's claims about how he was tortured to be truthful. This vindicated his assertion that "UK authorities had been involved in and facilitated the ill-treatment and torture to which he was subjected while under the control of the USA authorities".

There were renewed calls tonightfor an inquiry into MI5's involvement in torture overseas and into government policies after the 9/11 attacks.

Miliband told MPs that the ruling was leading to a "great deal of concern" in the US. In a statement to the Commons he said he had fought to prevent the release of the information to defend the "fundamental" principle that intelligence shared with the UK would be protected.

The Foreign Office claimed tonightthat the criticisms in the draft judgment had been "unsubstantiated", and denied that Sumption's approach to the court had been intended to suppress criticism of MI5. Nevertheless, the court is to convene tomorrow to reconsider whether to publish all or parts of the 21-line paragraph from the draft judgment in which the criticisms appear.

The editor of the Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, wrote to the court after the Sumption letter came to light on Monday night. He said today: "It is good news that – after a challenge from the Guardian and other news organisations – the courts have finally ordered the government to reveal evidence of MI5 complicity in torture. This is a watershed in open justice in an area in which it is notoriously difficult to shine a light. But it was extremely disturbing that the government's lawyers made a successful last-ditch attempt to get the master of the rolls to rewrite his judgment."



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David Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury
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The Right Honourable
The Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury P.C.

Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom
Master of the Rolls
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 October 2009
Monarch Elizabeth II
Preceded by The Lord Clarke
Lord of Appeal in Ordinary
In office
11 January 2007 – 30 September 2009
Preceded by The Lord Nicholls
Succeeded by Position eliminated
Lord Justice of Appeal
In office
2004–2007
Born 10 January 1948 (1948-01-10) (age 62)
Birth name David Edmond Neuberger
Spouse(s) Angela Holdsworth
Relations Rabbi Herman N. Neuberger (uncle), Rabbi the Baroness Neuberger (sister-in-law)
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
Occupation Judge
Profession Barrister
Religion Jewish

David Edmond Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury, PC, (born 10 January 1948) is a British lawyer and Master of the Rolls.
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* 1 Early life
* 2 Legal career
* 3 Personal life
* 4 Cases

* 5 References

[edit] Early life

Neuberger was born on 10 January 1948, the son of Professor Albert Neuberger,[1] Professor of Chemical Pathology at St Mary's Hospital, University of London, and his wife, Lilian(sic). His uncle was the noted rabbi, Herman N. Neuberger. All three of his brothers are now professors: James is Professor of Medicine at the University of Birmingham, Michael is Professor of Molecular Immunology at the University of Cambridge, while Anthony is Professor in Finance at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.[2] Anthony's wife is the rabbi, Julia Neuberger, Baroness Neuberger.

He was educated at the independent Westminster School in the precincts of Westminster Abbey, and studied Chemistry at Christ Church, Oxford.[1][3] Upon graduation, he worked at the merchant bank, N M Rothschild & Sons, from 1970-1973.[1][4]
[edit] Legal career

Neuberger was called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1974,[1][5] where he became a Bencher in 1993. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1987. He was a Recorder from 1990 to 1996, when he was appointed a High Court Judge in the Chancery Division and received the customary knighthood. In 2001, he was made Supervisory Chancery Judge of Midland, Wales and Chester, and of the Western Circuits, a post he held until 2004, when he was promoted to become a Lord Justice of Appeal and a member of the Privy Council.[1][5]

On 11 January 2007, he succeeded Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary[5] and was made a life peer as Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury, of Abbotsbury in the County of Dorset, and introduced to the House on 15 January 2007 between Lord Bingham of Cornhill and his sister-in-law, Baroness Neuberger.[6] His rise to the Court of Appeal and then to the House of Lords is one of the quickest in recent times. Although Lord Devlin was, at 55, even younger on his own appointment to the House of Lords in 1960, Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury was in turn the youngest current Law Lord.[7] It was announced on 23 July 2009 that he would be appointed the next Master of the Rolls, succeeding Lord Clark of Stone-cum-Ebony, who became a founding Justice of the Supreme Court on the retirement of Lord Scott of Foscote. This appointment duly took effect on 1 October 2009.

Between 2006-2007, he led an investigation for the Bar Council into widening access to the Bar. He also served on the Panel on Fair Access to the Professions, led by former Health Secretary Alan Milburn, which reported in July 2009. Other Panel members included Trevor Phillips, head of the Commission for Equalities and Human Rights, Michael Grade, Chairman of ITV, and Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal.[8]
[edit] Personal life

In 1976, Neuberger married Angela Holdsworth, the TV producer and writer. They have three children, Jessica, Nicholas and Max, who are all solicitors.[3] He has been Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Spoliation of Art during the Holocaust since 1999, and of the Schizophrenia Trust since 2003. Since 2000, he has been a Governor of the University of the Arts London.[1][9]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Neuberger
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