Extraordinary rendition program: Extraordinary rendition by the United States, Rendition aircraft, 1993 shootings at CIA Headquarters

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Extraordinary Rendition by the United States, Rendition Aircraft, 1993 Shootings at Cia Headquarters, Tepper Aviation, Ghost Detainee, Robert Seldon Lady, Abou Elkassim Britel, Premier Executive Transport Services, Extraordinary Repatriation. Excerpt: Extraordinary rendition and irregular rendition are terms used to describe the...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Extraordinary Rendition by the United States, Rendition Aircraft, 1993 Shootings at Cia Headquarters, Tepper Aviation, Ghost Detainee, Robert Seldon Lady, Abou Elkassim Britel, Premier Executive Transport Services, Extraordinary Repatriation. Excerpt: Extraordinary rendition and irregular rendition are terms used to describe the apprehension and extrajudicial transfer of a person from one state to another. "Torture by proxy" is used by some critics to describe situations in which the United States has purportedly transferred suspected terrorists to countries known to employ harsh interrogation techniques that may rise to the level of torture. It is alleged that the CIA runs a secret global abduction and internment operation of suspected terrorists, known as extraordinary rendition, which since 2001 has captured about 3,000 people and transported them around the world. It has been alleged that torture has been employed with the knowledge or acquiescence of the Governments of the United States and the United Kingdom. Condoleezza Rice, then United States Secretary of State, said in an April 2006 radio interview that the United States does not transfer people to places where it is known they will be tortured. The US program prompted several official investigations in Europe into alleged secret detentions and unlawful inter-state transfers involving Council of Europe member states. June 2006 report from the Council of Europe estimated 100 people had been kidnapped by the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on EU territory (with the cooperation of Council of Europe members), and rendered to other countries, often after having transited through secret detention centers ("black sites") used by the CIA, some sited in Europe. According t... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1031191

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157401834
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/30/2010
  • Pages: 26
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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