Blair Watch continues their uncovering the US/British complicity with torture in Uzbekistan with some background info including a memo from then-CEO of Enron Ken Lay to George Bush detailing how Enron is setting up a 2 billion dollar deal there. Hey, as long as the OilCos get more business, then who cares if the host government tortures people with beatings, ripping their fingernails out, and dunking them in boiling water (graphic photos) . Dubya, Rumsfeld, and Lay sure don’t. Y’see it’s not just that the US/Britain turned a blind eye to torture. It’s way worse than that. They were *sending* victims to Uzbekistan to be tortured.
This information comes from a highly reliable source, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray. He protested about the torture by memo, and was then slimed by the government for his efforts. He did an interview with the BBC. He’s the one who orginally released the memos even though this may put him in legal jeopardy. His blog is back online, and yes, it was sabotage.
A.P is running the story, and when they pick up a story, it goes everywhere.
A former British ambassador has published government documents he says prove that Britain knowingly received intelligence extracted under torture from prisoners in Uzbekistan.
This story was broken by bloggers, specifically by Blair Watch. Now it’s worldwide!