The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the CIA last November seeking release of three reports on the extraordinary rendition programme, reports that the CIA is considering the release of two of the three reports. The release would take place on 22 May. More can be read here.
The black site, where a number of terrorist suspects were held, including Khalid Sheikh Mohamed, allegedly operated from 2002 to 2003. More can be read here.
Lithuanian Court Finds that Saudi Arabian National Has Right to Investigation Into His Alleged Torture at CIA Secret PrisonMonday, 03 February 2014 11:03
Lithuanian prosecutors previously refused to investigate the claims of Saudi Arabian citizen Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, who was allegedly held in a secret CIA prison in Lithuania between 2004 and 2006. The court found that al-Hawsawi's claims violations of international law and his rights under the Lithuanian Constitution. More can be read here.
The ISC will examine issues raised by the Gibson Inquiry's interim report on extraordinary rendition. The ISC's statement can be read here.
US Senate Intelligence Committee Continues to Press for Release of Its Report on Extraordinary RenditionTuesday, 07 January 2014 14:03
A High Court judge has ruled that the case brought by Abdul Hakim Belhaj against the British Government for its role in his rendition to Libya fell out of the jurisdiction of the court and could damage Britain's relations with its allies. More can be read here.