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Romania parliamentarians call for probe of CIA prison claims

[JURIST] The heads of Romania's parliament Tuesday announced plans to seek an inquiry into the reports that Romania hosted a secret CIA prison [JURIST report]. Meanwhile in Poland, identified as another European country that may have harbored a secret CIA facility for terror detainees, the Justice Ministry [official website] announced that it will not investigate those reports, which the Polish government has already denied. ABC News on Monday reported the relocation of 11 al-Qaeda suspects [JURIST report] from secret CIA prisons in Eastern Europe to North Africa on the eve of the visit of US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice in Europe [JURIST report], during which she plans to address the allegations [JURIST report]. The report and the announcement follow pressure from the EU to conduct investigations into the allegations, including suspending voting rights [JURIST report] for nations that are found to have operated a secret prison. AP has more.

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