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Lithuania and Romania complicit in CIA torture - European court
- 31 May 2018
"European judges have ruled that Lithuania and Romania violated the rights of two al-Qaeda terror suspects by allowing the CIA to torture them...
The CIA operated secret prisons, including in Lithuania and Romania.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said both countries had violated the European prohibition of torture.
issued a similar ruling against Poland in 2014.
Read more on the US 'war on terror' against al-Qaeda:
CIA lied over 'brutal' interrogations
CIA report: An expert guide
Who were the CIA's al-Qaeda detainees?
The new CIA boss's torture ties
Article Three of the European Convention on Human Rights, headed "Prohibition of Torture"
"No-one shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment"."
Donald Trump says he believes waterboarding works
- Article + Videos - 26 January 2017
"stating "we have to fight fire with fire"
But Mr Trump also said he would consult
Defence Secretary James Mattis
CIA director Mike Pompeo
and "if they don't want to do it that's fine"."
One of the videos contains some disturbing images.