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CIA 'tortured and sodomised' terror suspect, European court rules

CIA 'tortured and sodomised' terror suspect, European court rules

Landmark European court of human rights brands CIA treatment of wrongly detained Khaled el-Masri as torture

Richard Norton-Taylor
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 13 December 2012 11.02 EST

CIA agents tortured a German citizen, sodomising, shackling, and beating him, as Macedonian state police looked on, the European court of human rights said in a historic judgment released on Thursday.

In a unanimous ruling, it also found Macedonia guilty of torturing, abusing, and secretly imprisoning Khaled el-Masri, a German of Lebanese origin allegedly linked to terrorist organisations.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/law/2012/dec/13/cia-tortured-sodom...