European Court of Human Rights – Poland violated an international treaty
The CIA global torture network is coming under much-needed revived scrutiny from the latest revelation that a secret prison existed in a Polish forest for the purpose of rendition and interrogation of suspected terrorists.
As the video report below highlights, the European Court of Human Rights has concluded that Poland fully cooperated with the establishment of the site and subsequently failed to investigate prisoner claims of torture while being held there.
Two men at the heart of the ruling were essentially kidnapped from Thailand in 2002 and brought to the site. The court’s ruling is the very first to issue a condemnation and financial penalty to a country involved in the program. The report also acknowledges that Poland housed one of the most important of the early rendition sites, and therefore might spark a wave…
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