Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Fives Eyes' Daisy Chain is alive and well

The obvious legal answer to this legal attempt - made in secret - to limit a citizen's right to ask her own government for information, in this case Maya Evans, is that she and all British citizens are responsible for what their government does, as was held to be the standard at Nuremberg for German citizens. As Canadians found out at the Maher Arar and Air India Inquiries, if the scret services screw up, ordinary citizens offer the apologies and pay the bills. And that's why we need to know.