14 Jan 2020

Documents reveal extent of SAS's involvement with NDS

From Summer Report, 8:10 am on 14 January 2020

New documents reveal New Zealand's SAS was involved in sending more than 40 Afghanistan detainees to a notorious torture organistaion.

Nearly 10 years on since Jon Stephenson broke the story of New Zealand's involvement with the National Directorate of Security or NDS, the numbers have finally been released.

Mr Stephenson says it shows between September 2009 and October 2011, the SAS was involved in detaining almost 200 people.

Logan Church spoke to Jon Stephenson about the significance of these documents.