Imagine! Being detained WITHOUT CHARGE for thirteen days!
Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said "a good deal of work behind the scenes" had helped secure their release. "It has been distressing for the Wises and for their family," he said.You know, somehow, I don't think that the Iranian Foreign Office will have much luck when the first Iranian is detained over here. Funny that, us being all civilised and all… (although, hey, I am currently in a country whose leaders are more concerned with who leaked information about secret CIA prisons than with the quite-possibly-illegal prisons themselves)