Skip to comments.European Court Verdict: Rendition Victim El-Masri Awarded €60,000
Posted on 12/13/2012 4:52:39 PM PST by Olog-hai
Khaled El-Masri, the Lebanese-born German national who claims the CIA abducted him in Macedonia in 2003 before subjecting him to unlawful imprisonment and torture, has become accustomed to his case being thrown out of court. But on Thursday, he was finally able to claim a victory.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled in El-Masris favor and ordered that the government of Macedonia to pay him 60,000 ($78,456) in damages. Based in Strasbourg, the court found that his account of having been flown secretly to Afghanistan, brutally interrogated there at a prison run by the US intelligence agency and then returned to Europe, had been established beyond reasonable doubt.
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Good thing for this el masri piece of crap that I am not the Macedonian government; if I were I would just tell the BS International Court, “ OK you have made your decision, Now enforce it if you can “.