Outlawed: Extraordinary Rendition... in the War on Terror

This video was produced by WITNESS and 15 other human rights organizations. "Extraordinary rendition" is a term few people had ever heard before the events of 9/11. It refers to the practice of abducting foreign nationals for interrogation and detention in secret overseas prisons, often in countries which are notorious for torturing prisoners.
"Outlawed" lifts the veil on rendition through the harrowing stories of two men: Khaled El-Masri, a German citizen on vacation who was seized on vacation and held for seventeen months in Macedonia and Afghanistan before being released; and Binyam Mohamed, an Ethiopian national and UK resident who was released from Guantanamo February 22, 2009.

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