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Drone intelligence case blocked

The High Court has rejected an attempt by a Pakistani man to force the government to reveal whether it is helping US drone strikes against al-Qaeda targets in Pakistan.

The High Court has rejected an attempt by a Pakistani man to force the UK government to reveal if it is providing intelligence for US drone strikes.

Noor Khan, whose father died in a drone strike in Pakistan, said the UK could be committing a war crime by helping the CIA to identify targets.

The government neither confirms nor denies any role in assisting with operations against al-Qaeda.

Home affairs correspondent June Kelly reports.

  • 21 Dec
  • From the section UK