February 28, 2015
by Taylor Brailey
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced four members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death, along with 14 others to life in prison. The individuals were accused of murder and possession of firearms, among other charges, after clashes near the Brotherhood's headquarters, which occurred just days ...[read more]
February 28, 2015
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled Saturday that the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas is a terrorist organization. The decision was based on lawsuits alleging that Hamas is responsible for multiple attacks against Egyptian security forces, which have resulted in casualties and deaths. ...[read more]
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]
August 5, 2010
by Daniel Richey
Federal authorities arrested a Chicago man Tuesday night on suspicion that he planned to travel to Somalia and train with terrorist groups there in order to become a suicide bomber. Acording to a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Shaker ...[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. ...[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]

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