extraordinary rendition

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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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Now, keep those provisions in mind: no exceptional circumstance whatsoever, a system, a legal system to provide compensation for alleged victims, and no outsourcing torture.
The goal was to produce a text that would be easy for the American public, members of the military, and members of Congress to understand--a text that would unambiguously spell out that in the context of the Global War on Terror, there is no law-free zone; torture can never be justified; outsourcing torture is unlawful; and that government personnel may be criminally liable for involvement in acts of torture.
123, 123-24 (2006) (describing several reports of renditions to torture); Jane Mayer, Outsourcing Torture.