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black site

n
(Military) a secret facility used by a country's military as a prison and interrogation centre, whose existence is denied by the government
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The ACLU has brought the suit on behalf of two survivors of the program and the family of another man who died at a CIA black site.
"Black Site (Exhibit Q)" reads in its entirety "so I could // pass the time // they also gave me // a Rubik's Cube," and can be read through the translucent page preceding, where the schematics of a Guantanamo interrogation cell are rendered.
That would cover CIA conduct in ICC state parties such as Afghanistan, Poland, Romania and Lithuania -- all believed to have housed secret CIA "black sites." Conduct in other countries that are not parties to the court, such as Thailand (the location of another presumed black site), Cuba (the location of the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities), and Iraq (the location of the infamous Abu Ghraib prison) is beyond the court's reach.
Last week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said they were considering releasing flight records relating to Diego Garcia, following disclosures in the US that interrogations took place at a CIA black site on the British-governed island in the Indian Ocean.
The CIA's management of coercive interrogations and its system of ''black site'' prisons was ''deeply flawed.'' Personnel were sometimes poorly trained, medical personnel assisted in harsh treatment, and record-keeping was mismanaged.
Indeed, Pugliese's academic and political labour in reconstructing Gul Rehman's experience of the black site has been confirmed by that very report.
Poland is running out of options and at some point may have to end its investigation into whether the country hosted a CIA black site where terror suspects were allegedly tortured.
The world's leading black site added that Johnson won an extra $2 million last month, when he decided to pay one of the three casinos, Tropicana Casino, another visit.
Current whereabouts unknown, though it is believed either to be at a black site in Poland or in some lucky person's stomach.
Ghailani was arrested by Pakistani forces in late July 2004 and later handed over to the US Central Intelligence Agency, which transferred him - like many other terrorism suspects after September 11 - to a secret "black site," where he was interrogated.
Hannon is a veteran of the web and his somewhat black site is usually bang up to date with news and views on the day's runners - often quite useful.