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Lord Steyn attacks fellow law lord over Guantanamo Bay detainees

PUBLISHED November 26, 2004

Courts must never abdicate their duty to protect citizens from the abuse of power by governments, a senior judge said last night.

The United States government has already created "a hellhole of utter lawlessness" at Guantanamo Bay by committing such abuse, according to Lord Steyn, a leading law lord.