December 13, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday ruled that the government of Macedonia is responsible for the torture and degrading maltreatment of a man the ECHR found to be an innocent victim of CIA extraordinary rendition in 2003. Lebanese German citizen Khaled el-Masri was arrested and ...[read more]
December 11, 2010
by Carrie Schimizzi
A German administrative court dismissed a lawsuit filed by Khaled El-Masri seeking the arrest and extradition of 13 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agents whom El-Masri claims kidnapped and illegally detained him in 2003 as part of the Bush administration's extraordinary rendition program, ...[read more]
November 30, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The Bush administration urged Germany not to prosecute Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officials involved in the alleged illegal arrest and torture of German citizen Khaled El-Masri under the administration's extraordinary rendition program, according to a document released Sunday by WikiLeaks ...[read more]
October 14, 2010
by Megan McKee
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) announced Thursday that it will review the involvement of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in the extraordinary rendition and torture of Khaled El-Masri by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). On orders from the US, in 2003, Macedonian ...[read more]
May 13, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
A lawyer from the Spanish National Court Office of the Prosecutor on Wednesday petitioned judge Ismael Moreno to issue arrest warrants for 13 CIA agents who allegedly kidnapped a German citizen of Lebanese descent in 2003 as part of the Bush administration's extraordinary rendition program. Khal... ...[read more]
April 10, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
Khaled El-Masri, the German citizen allegedly kidnapped by the CIA in 2003, petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Wednesday alleging he was tortured by the CIA. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) petitioned the IACHR, an autonomous arm of the Organization of ...[read more]
October 12, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Aziz Huq: This Monday, the Supreme Court denied the petition for certiorari review filed by the American Civil Liberties Union in the case of Khaled El-Masri, a German citizen who had been subject to the U.S. practice of extraordinary rendition. The denial,which was made without c... ...[read more]
October 9, 2007
by James M Yoch Jr
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday denied without comment the petition for certiorari filed by Khaled el-Masri against the US government, ostensibly supporting the Bush administration's contention that allowing el-Masri's lawsuit to proceed would require the revelation of state secrets. El-Masr... ...[read more]
May 18, 2007
by Michael Sung
Khaled El-Masri, the German citizen allegedly kidnapped by the CIA in 2003, is suspected of arson at a wholesale market in Germany and has been ordered by a judge to be admitted to a psychiatric institution, according to the German police Thursday. Manfred Gnjidic, El-Masri's lawyer, told AP th... ...[read more]
March 5, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says that the dismissal of Khalid el-Masri's rendition appeal on state secrets grounds leaves him without right or remedy, just like the iconic Joseph K. in Franz Kafka's The Trial, a legal and personal powerles... ...[read more]

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