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

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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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Lawsuit Challenging Extraordinary Rendition

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Program ID:
190205-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 7, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 8, 2005

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  • Dec 07, 2005 | 12:50am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2005 | 5:22am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 08, 2005 | 2:39am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 08, 2005 | 1:42pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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