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Intelligence Cooperation and Torture

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Speaker: Tom Porteous, Director, London Office, Human Rights Watch
Nigel Inkster, Director, Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
Chair: Dr Louise Arimatsu, Associate Fellow, Chatham House and Visiting Lecturer, University College London


To mark the launching of HRW's report 'France/Germany/United Kingdom: No Questions Asked: Intelligence Cooperation with Countries that Torture', the speaker will examine the legal and policy implications of relying for counterterrorism purposes on intelligence extracted by torture in third countries.

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.