Romania and Lithuania knowingly hosted secret CIA jails, European court rules

A view shows the courtroom of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. Picture: REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

VILNIUS – Lithuania and Romania hosted secret CIA prisons a decade ago and their authorities were aware that detainees were held there illegally, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday. Washington’s so-called rendition program is still shrouded in secrecy, around a decade after it ended. Washington has acknowledged it held al Qaeda […]

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