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EU court rejects appeal over CIA 'black sites'

The European Court of Human Rights announced on October 9 that it has rejected appeals lodged by Lithuania and Romania over its ruling they were complicit in a controversial programme of secret CIA detention centres on their territories.

In May the court found that both countries knew two suspects caught after the September 11, 2001, attacks would risk torture while held at the "black sites" from 2004 to 2006.

Saudi national Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri claimed he was illegally held and tortured at an undisclosed site in Romania, while suspected Al-Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah alleged the same while in Lithuania.

A 2014 US Senate report determined that both men -- considered "high-level detainees" -- were subject to "enhanced interrogation techniques" including waterboarding while in detention.  

Other Black Sites in Europe:
Court Censures Poland Over C.I.A. Renditions | NY Times - July 24, 2014 |
A Swiss Leak ¶ CIA Secret Prisons Exposed & EU Investigation by Oui @EuroTrib on Jan. 8, 2006
New Europe...LQD by melo @EuroTrib on Feb 19, 2008

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