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UK: MPs take on CIA over rendition secrets
18 Dec 2009
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

A group of MPs has launched legal action against the CIA in a landmark legal case in the United States in an attempt to force the authorities there to release thousands of pages of files about the extraordinary rendition of Islamic terrorist suspects. The group – led by Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie – has filed a complaint in a district court in Washington DC after Freedom of Information requests in the US and UK were rejected or where information released was incomplete or heavily redacted. Read more here

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