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HRW alleges US secret prison in third EU country

[JURIST] A Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] official, testifying Wednesday before the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights [official website], said that a "very credible" source has informed HRW of a third alleged US detention facility located in a yet-unnamed European Union country. HRW will reveal the location of the facility after confirming its existence with a "surprise visit." The European Parliament [official website] is investigating [JURIST report] HRW's allegations [HRW backgrounder] of secret CIA detention facilities in Poland and Romania. AP has more.

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