CIA programme of extraordinary rendition

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El Masri v. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (App no 39630/09)

The Grand Chamber of the European Court found Macedonia in violation of the Convention for the extraordinary rendition of Khaled El-Masri, and the subsequent failure to conduct an effective investigation into his torture and ill-treatment.

The case was presented by Rupert Skilbeck, Litigation Director at Open Society Justice Initiative.