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Lithuania’s alleged complicity in the CIA’s rendition and secret detention programme remained under scrutiny. LGBTI people continued to face discrimination. Measures taken in response to the COVID-19 virus negatively affected women.

European complicity in CIA torture in ‘black sites’

James Mitchell looked almost wistful as he described the various ways he had tortured some of the men sitting across from him. In front of a packed courtroom at the Guantánamo detention facility, Mitchell recalled waterboarding 9/11 defendant Khalid Sheikh Mohammed dozens of times, and “walling”...
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EU countries must investigate complicity in CIA renditions

European countries must investigate their alleged involvement in CIA renditions, Amnesty International said today, as a hearing into a new report on the EU’s complicity got underway.The report on the illegal transfer, disappearance, and torture of detainees in Europe is being prepared by the...