Italy denies involvement in 2003 CIA kidnapping of Egyptian cleric in Milan Joshua Pantesco at 2:48 PM ET
[JURIST] The Italian newspaper La Repubblica [website, in Italian] reported Thursday that an Italian policeman has confessed to participating in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric [JURIST report] from the streets of Milan. The Italian government responded by denying any involvement in the abduction, and prosecutors say the Italian government is not under investigation.
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