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2009-08-24 11:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder today announced that the Special Task Force on Interrogations and Transfer Policies, which was created pursuant to Executive Order 13491 on Jan.

2009-04-28 15:55:00

Government Cannot Claim State Secrets To Deny Torture Victims Day In Court NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal appeals court today ruled that a landmark American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit against Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen DataPlan Inc.

2008-08-11 03:00:31

Excerpt from report by Cyrus Ombati and Brian Adero entitled: "Strange mission at Wilson Airport" published by Kenyan privately- owned daily newspaper The Standard website on 11 August; subheadings inserted editorially Strange and unscheduled military planes from the US have in the last two months been making secretive night landings in Kenya, in what are feared as missions to move terror suspects from the country.

2008-07-21 18:00:34

The Government has a moral and legal obligation to ensure American planes entering Britain and using airports, including Birmingham, are not part of the "rendition circuit", a senior parliamentary committee has insisted.

2006-07-28 09:26:04

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations human rights body told Washington on Friday that any "secret detention" centers for terrorism suspects it operated abroad violated international law and should be shut immediately.

2006-07-27 09:25:49

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - The United States denied on Thursday that it had broken British air transport procedures after London complained about U.S. flights through a Scottish airport taking bombs to Israel.

2006-07-25 12:26:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union said on Tuesday it has appealed the dismissal of a federal lawsuit filed by a German of Lebanese origin who says he was abducted and tortured by the CIA.

2006-07-20 11:44:43

MILAN (Reuters) - A prosecutor has asked Italy's new justice minister to request the extradition of more than 20 CIA agents over the alleged kidnapping of a Muslim cleric in 2003, a judicial source said on Thursday.

2006-07-07 09:36:03

By Emilio Parodi MILAN (Reuters) - Prosecutors questioned the jailed deputy director of Italy's military spy agency on Friday, two days after arresting him on suspicion of involvement in the alleged CIA kidnapping of a terrorism suspect in 2003.

2006-07-06 05:11:20

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - For two years, European investigators probing alleged CIA abuses in the war on terrorism have been searching for a "smoking gun" and someone to put in the dock.

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