Lawsuit Challenging Extraordinary Rendition
American Civil Liberties Union officials spoke to reporters about a lawsuit challenging the CIA’s “extraordinary… read more
American Civil Liberties Union officials spoke to reporters about a lawsuit challenging the CIA’s “extraordinary rendition” of foreign nationals, an alleged practice of abducting foreign nationals for detention and interrogation in secret overseas prisons. They spoke specifically about the case being brought against the U.S. government by Mr. El-Masri, a German national taken by U.S. agents to Afghanistan for interrogation about terrorist activities. He spoke via video conference link from Germany about his treatment while under U.S. supervision and his complaints about his rendition as a foreign citizen. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Steven Watt Attorney American Civil Liberties Union
- Emily Whitfield Director American Civil Liberties Union->Media Relations
- Ben Wizner Attorney American Civil Liberties Union->Southern California
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