Abdel Hakim Belhadj, a Libyan military commander who is now the head of the Tripoli Military Council, is taking a civil action against former foreign secretary Jack Straw to examine his exact role in his rendition to Libya in 2004.
He says he was imprisoned and tortured when he was sent back to the country ruled by the Gaddafi regime. He is making a claim against Straw for damages from the trauma involved.
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