Secret CIA flight allegations credible, says human rights watchdog

A Council of Europe report has reinforced suspicions that the US intelligence agency the CIA has detained suspected Islamic terrorists without proper judicial procedure, and violated sovereignty laws in Europe.

Meeting in Paris on Tuesday (13 December) representatives of the 46 member strong human rights watchdog Council of Europe (CoE) studied progress of an inquiry into alleged American secret detention centres and clandestine prison transport.

"The elements we have gathered un...

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