Germany court rejects El-Masri CIA rendition suit

[JURIST] A German administrative court dismissed [press release, in German] a lawsuit filed by Khaled El-Masri [JURIST news archive] seeking the arrest and extradition of 13 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) [official website] agents whom El-Masri claims kidnapped and illegally detained him in 2003 as part of the Bush administration’s extraordinary rendition [JURIST news archive] program, according to a ruling made public Friday. The Cologne Administrative Court [official website, in German] ruled Tuesday that the German Justice Ministry’s decision not to…

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