CIA had secret prison, Polish ex-president admits


This video says about itself:

CIA Torture Secrets: ‘Nazi-like’ Polish black site confession

2 April 2012

Last week saw a revival of the scandal surrounding an alleged CIA secret prison in Poland – something the country’s officials have always strongly denied existed. The first charges have reportedly been brought against the country’s former intelligence chief for allowing the site. For more on this RT’s joined by former CIA officer Raymond McGovern.

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Former president admits: CIA had prison in Poland

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 16:10

Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski former has confirmed what about singing for years: the CIA had a secret prison in Poland, where in the years after the attacks of September 11, 2001 terror suspects were interrogated.

Kwasniewski did not give details in an interview with a Polish radio station. He underlined that the Polish authorities have never authorized the torture of suspects or the use of controversial interrogation techniques.

Obviously, the CIA did not wait for Polish government permission to start torturing.

Until now, Poland had always denied that the CIA had a prison in the country, despite reports by former employees of US intelligence services and human rights organizations.

Eight suspects

The CIA is said to have interrogated in any case from December 2002 until the fall of 2003 al-Qaida suspects in Poland. Human rights groups cite a number of eight suspects. …

In 2008, the Polish government commissioned a study about the reports about the existence of a CIA prison. In the report that appeared yesterday on the interrogation practices of the CIA, Poland is not specifically mentioned. But the researchers hope they can still find useful information in it.

Former Polish president confirms existence of secret CIA torture prison: here.

Obama condemns CIA torture past but stays quiet on accountability: here.

Senate report on CIA torture could lead to prosecutions of Americans abroad. Human rights groups say actions on foreign soil could fall under legal jurisdictions of those countries or the ICC in The Hague: here.

Torture: British role suppressed. CIA accomplices not identified in US Senate report. No mention of MI5 or MI6: here.

THE world responded with a mixture of anger and indignation today to the release of the US Senate report on CIA torture of terror suspects. The United Nations and a range of human rights groups called for the prosecution of US officials involved in the illegal and brutal interrogations: here.

The US government has concealed the existence of some 14,000 images documenting the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) network of secret “black site” torture and interrogation centers established after September 11, according to unnamed US officials who spoke to the Washington Post: here.

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