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Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Why Abdel Hakim Belhaj was never going to get an apology, Notebook

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Why Abdel Hakim Belhaj was never going to get an apology

Last week, an interesting revelation in an on-going legal case against the UK government for assistance in the extraordinary rendition of Abdul Hakim Belhaj, and his wife Fatima Bouchar, was widely reported; Belhaj offered to settle the case for £3 and an apology. What were the chances that the accused would accept? Given the history of political apologies, I’d say very slim.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 March 2013 at 3:35 pm

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