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Posts Tagged ‘extraordinary rendition’

President Napolitano Pardons Colonel Romano in CIA Rendition Case

BBC reports that Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has pardoned U.S. Air Force Colonel Joseph Romano, one of twenty-three Americans tried and convicted in Italy for their roles in the CIA operation to abduct Abu Omar. Colonel Romano was the only one of the convicted U.S. citizens who was not a CIA employee. As the article […]

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Apr 8th, 2013 Current Affairs, Terrorism

OSJI Releases Report on CIA Rendition Program

The Guardian reports that a document was recently published by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) detailing the extent of the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program.     According to the report, at least fifty-four countries were involved in the global kidnapping, detention, and torture operation that followed the 9/11 attacks. The report further states: There […]

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Former Guantanamo detainee suing Egypt regime officials over torture allegations

JURIST reports that a former Guantanamo Bay detainee announced Friday that he is suing members of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's regime.  Mamdouh Habib, an Australian citizen, alleges that he was tortured by the government while in Egyptian custody. Habib was arrested in Pakistan in 2001 following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the US. He was released […]

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