EU-US: CIA-Inquiry: Former Guantanamo detainee meets MEPs investigating CIA renditions


European Parliament press release (pdf)

"When Murat Kurnaz - a German resident of Turkish origin - travelled to Pakistan in late 2001 to "find himself and deepen his faith", he told MEPs on Wednesday, he was arrested by the Pakistani police. "They caught me and sold me to the Americans for 3,000 or 5,000 dollars," he said. Mr Kurnaz was transferred to a prison in Afghanistan and later flown to Guantanamo, where he remained until August this year when he was released without charge.

See also: Statewatch's Observatory on CIA rendition (link)

 

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