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extraordinary rendition

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the process by which a country seizes a person assumed to be involved in terrorist activity and then transports him or her for interrogation to a country where due process of law is unlikely to be respected
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However, in the period examined the US signed, for example, eight agreements with the European Union on counter-terrorism and internal security issues and the US and the EU intensified their cooperation despite many differences they might have on the invasion of Iraq, such as the extraordinary renditions and the use of drones for targeted killings.
According to the report, Pakistan allowed the use of its airports and airspace for flights operated by Jeppesen Dataplan that were associated with CIA extraordinary renditions.
The government's approach to extraordinary renditions changed in the wake of September 11 and the initiation of the George W.
The boldest builders prefer to copy the Dome of the Rock, construct an apocalyptic street scene, or a few well-chosen figures to critique extraordinary renditions.
The CIA hasn't commented on the case, the first in any country to scrutinize extraordinary renditions.
AaThe arguments by prosecutor Armando Spataro signaled the final phase of the first trial in any country involving the CIA's extraordinary renditions program.
Mr Obama is sending an unequivocal message that controversial administration policies approving harsh interrogations, water boarding and extraordinary renditions - the secret transfer of prisoners to other governments with a history of torture - and warrantless wiretapping are over, say several officials.
The opaque and confidential nature of the CIA's covert program of extraordinary renditions is perhaps best illustrated by the case involving Iraqi national Hiwa Abdul Rahman Rashul.
Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights, called for a security review to ensure allegations of extraordinary renditions are effectively and independently investigated.
Only four of the 27 EU member states - Luxembourg, Spain, Finland and Poland - have complied with the 15 March deadline for responding to a questionnaire on extraordinary renditions.
According to a previously unpublished study conducted by Katherine Tiedemann of The New America Foundation and myself, the same is true of many of the extraordinary renditions going back to the program's beginnings in 1995.
Here we are not interested in giving a wholly legal analysis of extraordinary renditions, for two recent publications have thoroughly and ably canvassed this issue (Committee on International Human Rights 2004; Garcia 2005).

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