UK government "dries out" its "water damaged" CIA torture files

The Foreign Office said it couldn't provide its files on secret CIA rendition of terrorism suspects for torture, because those files (and only those files) were "water-damaged."

Once this laughable excuse was widely known and a PR nightmare began, the Foreign Office suddenly announced that the files had been "dried out."

Lost US extraordinary rendition files have 'dried out', Foreign Office says [Telegraph]

(via Techdirt)

(Image: Little Brother Image 6 “Waterboarding”, Richard Wilkinson)