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The Guardian - United Kingdom | Tuesday, December 9, 2014

European states are CIA's accomplices

For the left-liberal daily The Guardian the torture report is just the start of an investigation process in which European states will also be called to account: "To this day the exact scale of European complicity remains unknown. This is because of the secrecy maintained for years by the US and its partner governments. Washington has never confirmed the location of secret CIA prisons nor named the governments that cooperated, and neither does the material just published. ... European states that took part in the CIA operation were complicit in violating fundamental human rights, the Geneva conventions and the UN convention against torture. None, with the exception of Sweden perhaps, has admitted to any wrongdoing. ... As the US embarks on a renewed effort to get to the truth, this could be a good time for Europe to come clean.

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