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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They then notified a local snatch team known as a Greco unit to arrest him.
Freelance journalist Gerry Brown, engaged by the snatch team to act as a Press liaison man, said, "Biggs was taken against his will, but once on the yacht he co-operated because he became resigned to what was happening.
Spooks (BBC One, 9pm) THE suspicions of Section D are aroused when a Chinese snatch team arrives in London for a 48-hour visit.
00pm Section D's staff become suspicious when a Chinese snatch team arrives in London for a 48-hour visit.
Lydia was attacked on August 29 by a motorcycle snatch team who grabbed her handbag as she walked behind her husband Douglas, 75, on their 30th wedding anniversary.
Once the strike goes in they will take out any holding force or guards and then a snatch team will come in by helicopter or vehicle.
We did not send our teams into crowds because it stirred up a tremendous commotion and put the snatch team at significant risk.
He added: ``The heavy mob, the hard-core snatch team, are from Liverpool.
The snatch team suffered serious casualties as soon as they landed by helicopter in the dusty, rubble-strewn streets of the capital.
I'm a fire marshall and part of a snatch team that will move in to get a car and the driver out of a dangerous position as quickly as possible, and you have to move very quickly in Formula One.
Lydia was attacked on August 29 - her 30th wedding anniversary - by a motorcycle snatch team who grabbed her hand-bag as she walked behind her husband.
Freelance journalist Gerry Brown, engaged by the snatch team to act as a Press liaison man, said, 'Biggs was taken against his will, but once on the yacht he co-operated because he became resigned to what was happening.