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Amnesty International: Partners in Crime: Europe's role in U.S. Renditions

Author: Dick Marty
June 14, 2006


This Amnesty International report considers the implications of European complicity in renditions. Europe's governments have repeatedly denied their complicity in the U.S. program of renditions —an unlawful practice in which numerous men have been illegally detained and secretly flown to third countries, where they have suffered additional crimes including torture and enforced disappearance. As evidence of this program has come to light, however, it has become clear that many European governments have adopted a "see no evil, hear no evil" approach when it comes to rendition flights using their territory, and that some states have been actively involved in individual cases.

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