Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Poland, Romania Hosted CIA Secret Prisons

A report released last Friday by the Council of Europe factually establishes the existence of secret prisons run by the CIA in Poland and Romania. The 72-page report, prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, accuses the two countries of hosting CIA prisons since 2003.
According to Dick Marty, a Swiss lawyer and Rapporteur of the report, detainees were subjected to degrading treatments and even tortures, which the CIA prefers to call "enhanced interrogation techniques."Human Rights Watch has long suspected that the two countries participated in the CIA program known as "extraordinary rendition." Poland and Romania have repeatedly denied the allegations. Read full story

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