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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Last year, Foreign Secretary David Miliband admitted that two American 'extraordinary rendition' flights had landed on UK territory in 2002.
The Government has been urged to introduce a new offence making it illegal to use British bases for extraordinary rendition.
The trial, which began in June 2007, is the first involving the CIA's "extraordinary rendition" programme.
The "extraordinary rendition" program was set up by the administration of then-president George W.
This opinion holds that 'extraordinary rendition' is a context new to Bivens claims, but avoids any categorical ruling on alternative remedies--because the dominant holding of this opinion is that, in the context of extraordinary rendition, hesitation is warranted by special factors.
On the other hand, secrecy can all too easily give way to corruption, from abridgements of liberty such as extraordinary rendition and warrantless wiretaps to the monstrous abuses of Abu Ghraib.
Defence Secretary John Hutton admitted British forces in Iraq gave two men to the US for "extraordinary rendition" to Afghanistan, where torture is carried out.
From the perspective of international human rights law and United States Constitutional law, many of the practices comprising the Extraordinary Rendition Programme, which the US President George W.
As details of the extraordinary rendition program have emerged, politicians, journalists, academics, legal experts, and policymakers have raised serious objections to the policy.
The war on terror also provides the words blue-on-blue, extraordinary rendition and watch list.
Under the guise of extraordinary rendition, he is spirited abroad to a prison facility overseen by Abasi Fawal (Igal Naor).
What is somewhat unusual is that Abu Omar ended up inside Egypt's torture chambers courtesy of the United States, via an "extraordinary rendition"--in this case, a spectacular daylight kidnapping by the Central Intelligence Agency on the streets of Milan, Italy.

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