Thursday, May 31, 2018

European Rights Court Condemns Lithuania, Romania Over Secret CIA Prisons

Daily Mail: Human rights of two al-Qaeda suspects tortured by the CIA were 'violated' by Lithuania and Romania for allowing the 'black sites' in their countries, European court rules

* Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri captured after September 11 attack
* They were sent to black sites in Romania and Lithuania between 2004 and 2006
* CIA subjected them to 'enhanced interrogation' including waterboarding
* European Court of Human Rights ruled both countries violated European law
* They were admonished by the court and ordered to pay each man €100,000

Romania and Lithuania violated EU anti-torture rules by allowing the CIA to interrogate terror suspects at secret black sites, a court ruled.

Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri were captured after the September 11 attacks and sent to the sites for 'enhanced interrogation' in 2004-06.

There they suffered 'inhuman treatment' and 'an extremely harsh detention regime', the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday.

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More News On The EU Rights Court Condemning Lithuania And Romania Over Secret CIA Prisons

Romania and Lithuania knowingly hosted secret CIA jails, European court rules -- Reuters
European court: Romania, Lithuania hosted CIA secret jails -- AP
Lithuania, Romania complicit in secret CIA prisons: European court -- AFP
Lithuania, Romania aided CIA torture by hosting secret detention sites, court rules -- DW
Lithuania and Romania complicit in CIA torture - European court -- BBC
Lithuania and Romania Complicit in C.I.A. Renditions, European Court Says -- The New York Times
European rights court condemns Lithuania, Romania over secret CIA prisons -- Expatica France

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