GCHQ conducted illegal surveillance, investigatory powers tribunal rules

GCHQ, Britain’s national security surveillance agency, has been ordered to destroy legally privileged communications it unlawfully collected from a Libyan rendition victim.The ruling marks the first time in its 15-year history that the investigatory powers tribunal has upheld a specific complaint against the intelligence services, lawyers have said. It is also the first time the tribunal has ordered a security service to give up surveillance material.
www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/apr/29/gchq-destroy-legally-privileged-communications-rendition-victim-sami-al-saadi-ruling

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