torture flight

torture flight

n
a flight used to carry out extraordinary rendition
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THE Irish Government should hang its head in shame af ter Amnesty International revealed a torture flight stopped to refuel at Shannon.
In fact, one supposed torture flight was a golfing trip using a jet owned by the Boston Red Sox baseball team.
s involvement goes beyond providing a stopover for CIA torture flights.
On August 31 Ian Cobain and Ben Quinn, writing in the Guardian, revealed that US firms profited from torture flights.
AN INQUIRY has found no evidence that CIA torture flights landed on British soil, it emerged last night.
Torture flights and bomb belts have debut entries, as does the high-security Green Zone in Baghdad.
Detectives probing CIA torture flights have been left waiting for key evidence for more than a year.
It also revealed how the minister appeared to provide cover for the US over the torture flights by allowing random inspections of a few planes in case the scandalous practice was ever revealed.
Its director Shami Chakrabarti said: "Last December the Foreign Office advised the Prime Minister to 'move the debate on' rather than to investigate properly concerns that Britain has been used as a transit post for torture flights.
PRESSURE grew on Tony Blair over US torture flights yesterday after a leaked memo showed he had been warned they were illegal.
Scots detectives have confirmed they want to examine a top secret US dossier as part of their probe into CIA torture flights.