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BT accused of supplying cable system for US drone strikes

Thursday 28 August 2014 | 09:42 CET | News
Human rights groups Reprieve has asked the UK government to again investigate whether BT supplied high-speed fibre cable for US drones, after the surface of new evidence, the Guardian reported. The group alleges that the USD 23 million fibre-optic circuit built by BT in 2012 was installed to facilitate air strikes in Yemen and Somalia by US air force drones. The military internet cable reportedly connects US air force facilities in Northamptonshire to a base for unmanned craft in Djibouti. BT said the USD 23 million circuit linking the US hub with the base for unmanned craft in the Horn of

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Companies: BT / Infinity / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom / World
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