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Guardian – Ban on hooding of war captives: Defence officials are secretly preparing to ban British forces from placing hoods over the heads of prisoners, a method which became notorious because of the treatment of Iraqi detainees.
Welcome to British custody. Please excuse us as we strip you of your identity; it makes it easier for soldiers to treat you as an object. Now please lie down for your pre-interrogation kicking.