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Washington Post Reports on Recent Case of Rendition

The Washington Post reports that three European men were arrested in August while passing through Djibouti on U.S. suspicions of support for al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Furthermore, the article states, the men were secretly indicted by a grand jury in October before being taken into FBI custody. It wasn’t until late December, when the men appeared in court in New York, that the foreign arrests and detention came to public attention, according to the article.

The Post commented on the Obama Administration’s rendition practices as follows:

“The Obama administration has embraced rendition—the practice of holding and interrogating terrorism suspects in other countries without due process—despite widespread condemnation of the tactic in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.”

 

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