December 13, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday ruled that the government of Macedonia is responsible for the torture and degrading maltreatment of a man the ECHR found to be an innocent victim of CIA extraordinary rendition in 2003. Lebanese German citizen Khaled el-Masri was arrested and ...[read more]
December 11, 2010
by Carrie Schimizzi
A German administrative court dismissed a lawsuit filed by Khaled El-Masri seeking the arrest and extradition of 13 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agents whom El-Masri claims kidnapped and illegally detained him in 2003 as part of the Bush administration's extraordinary rendition program, ...[read more]
November 30, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The Bush administration urged Germany not to prosecute Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officials involved in the alleged illegal arrest and torture of German citizen Khaled El-Masri under the administration's extraordinary rendition program, according to a document released Sunday by WikiLeaks ...[read more]
October 14, 2010
by Megan McKee
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) announced Thursday that it will review the involvement of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in the extraordinary rendition and torture of Khaled El-Masri by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). On orders from the US, in 2003, Macedonian ...[read more]
May 13, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
A lawyer from the Spanish National Court Office of the Prosecutor on Wednesday petitioned judge Ismael Moreno to issue arrest warrants for 13 CIA agents who allegedly kidnapped a German citizen of Lebanese descent in 2003 as part of the Bush administration's extraordinary rendition program. Khal... ...[read more]
April 10, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
Khaled El-Masri, the German citizen allegedly kidnapped by the CIA in 2003, petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Wednesday alleging he was tortured by the CIA. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) petitioned the IACHR, an autonomous arm of the Organization of ...[read more]
October 12, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Aziz Huq: This Monday, the Supreme Court denied the petition for certiorari review filed by the American Civil Liberties Union in the case of Khaled El-Masri, a German citizen who had been subject to the U.S. practice of extraordinary rendition. The denial,which was made without c... ...[read more]
October 9, 2007
by James M Yoch Jr
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday denied without comment the petition for certiorari filed by Khaled el-Masri against the US government, ostensibly supporting the Bush administration's contention that allowing el-Masri's lawsuit to proceed would require the revelation of state secrets. El-Masr... ...[read more]
September 22, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
A German Justice Ministry official said Saturday that US officials have confirmed that there are no plans to extradite 13 CIA agents wanted in Germany on suspicion of playing a role in the alleged 2003 kidnapping and extraordinary rendition of German national Khalid el-Masri. German prosecutors ...[read more]
June 25, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
German prosecutors said Monday they will seek the extradition of 13 US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agents they believe to be responsible for the alleged 2003 kidnapping and extraordinary rendition of German national Khalid El-Masri. US State Department Deputy Spokesman Tom Casey said that ...[read more]

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