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Khalid El-Masri, a German citizen, recalls waking up in a prison in Kabul where he was told by an interrogator: You are in a country with no laws... We can lock you up here for 20 years or bury you, no-one would know.

2006-06-27

 War On Terror terrorism USA rendition prison torture abduction Afghanistan CIA
... spider's web of US rendition flights is based on an utterly alien approach that breaches human rights. ... Under the highly secretive process, US intelligence agencies send terror suspects for interrogation by security officials in other countries, where they have no legal protection or rights under American law. Washington does not deny that terror suspects have been transferred for interrogation in other countries, but rejects...

2006-06-07

 War On Terror terrorism USA rendition prison illegal abduction European Union
It calls on the US to either put the inmates on trial or release them and close down the centre. The investigators also call for the prosecution of US officials who may have been involved in torture. The UN's most senior human rights official was also scathing about alleged CIA detention centres and the practice of extraordinary rendition. They were, she insisted, a complete repudiation of the law. And she was highly critical of...

2006-02-16

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A US court case has brought to light details of alleged CIA "rendition flights" that transported terror suspects around the world for interrogation after 9/11...

2011-09-01

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US and UK spy agencies built close ties with their Libyan counterparts during the so-called War on Terror, according to documents discovered at the office of Col Gaddafi's former spy chief. The papers suggest the CIA abducted several suspected militants from 2002 to 2004 and handed them to Tripoli. The UK's MI6 also apparently gave the Gaddafi regime details of dissidents...

2011-09-03

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