Khalid El-Masri

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At the start of his trial at court in Memmingen, southern Germany, where he was accused of beating the mayor of Neu-Ulm, southern Germany in September 2009.
Born1963-06-29
Kuwait
NationalityGerman
Victim of • “extraordinary rendition”
• torture
• mistaken identity
Kidnapped for months by the CIA after a case of mistaken identity. His lawsuit was dismissed on grounds of "national security"

Khalid El-Masri was kidnapped by the CIA, interrogated and tortured for months. Judge Thomas Selby Ellis dismissed El-Masri's lawsuit, on grounds of "national security".[1]

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