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Wikileaks and the El-Masri case: Innocent CIA torture victim more than just a leaked cable

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Uploaded on Dec 1, 2010

Khaled El-Masri is a German citizen, a father of six who the CIA kidnapped by mistake, then sent off to receive months of torture in Afghanistan.

When they realized he was innocent, he was flown to Albania and dumped on a back road without so much as an apology.

El-Masri's futile efforts at receiving justice in the U.S. are well-known, but cables recently leaked by Wikileaks reveal that the U.S. also warned German authorities not to allow a local investigation into his kidnapping.

The nearest he's gotten to justice is an arrest warrant for 13 CIA agents issued by prosecutors in Spain, which they entered on forged passports.

In this video, originally part of the Witness.org documentary OUTLAWED, El-Masri relates his experiences.

OUTLAWED website:
http://www.witness.org/index.php?opti...

Boing Boing post:
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/12/01/...

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