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UK Admits to Unlawful Surveillance of Torture Victims


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UK Admits to Unlawful Surveillance of Torture Victims

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

In a landmark admission, the U.K. government conceded on Wednesday that British intelligence agencies have been illegally spying on private communications between lawyers and clients for the past five years.

According to the Guardian, the government's admission that it violated human rights law is "a severe embarrassment."