Saudi Babylon: Torture, Corruption and Cover-up Inside the House of Saud Book

Presents a story of a shocking miscarriage of justice. Based on diaries and records of meetings with ministers and officials this work exposes how the British government acts when one of its citizens is illegally imprisoned and tortured by a regime with which it does business.Read More

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  • Product Description

    An exposé of the British government?s failure to act when one of its citizens was illegally imprisoned and tortured by a corrupt regime.

    When Sandy Mitchell was arrested for his alleged involvement in two bombings in Saudi Arabia in December 2000, he assumed it was a case of mistaken identity and that he would soon be released. Instead, he spent the next 18 months in jail, where he was repeatedly tortured, before being forced to sign a confession. Mitchell was an innocent man?and the Saudi privately knew the attacks were the work of al-Qaeda militants. In July 2002, Mitchell was sentenced to death?then suddenly released. This is the story of a shocking miscarriage of justice. It also suggests a more disturbing truth: that Tony Blair and the Foreign Office?mindful of Britain?s massive arms sales to Saudi Arabia?abandoned Mitchell by adopting a soft diplomatic approach to the corrupt Saudi Royal Family.

  • 1845961854
  • 9781845961855
  • Sandy Mitchell, Mark Hollingsworth
  • 2 November 2006
  • Mainstream Publishing
  • Paperback (Book)
  • 240
  • New edition

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