Diego Garcia

House of Lords written question – answered at on 22 July 2014.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether prisoners have been held on Diego Garcia other than by United Kingdom authorities since 2000.

Photo of Baroness Warsi Baroness Warsi Senior Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Jointly with the Department for Communities and Local Government), Senior Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Faith and Communities) (also in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Since 2000, in accordance with provisions of the 1966 Exchange of Notes, some members of the US Military at Diego Garcia have been confined in accordance with the United States Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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