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European Court of Human Rights Holds CIA Rendition Program Violated Man’s Rights

According to The New York Times, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that the rights of Khaled el-Masri, a German man who was mistakenly identified as a terrorist and abducted nine years ago, were violated by the CIA’s rendition program. This decision, The Times reports, cannot be appealed.

The article goes on to state that, under the rendition program, terrorist suspects were transported to developing countries for interrogation.

Amnesty International calls the court’s decision an “historic moment and a milestone in the fight against impunity.”

You can read the full Times article here.

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  1. […] rendition program has caused a stir in the international community. Back in December of 2012, the European Court of Human Rights similarly held the CIA violated the rights of a German man, Khaled el-Masri, when he was mistakenly identified as a terrorist, seized in Macedonia, and […]

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