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CIA Torture Report Provokes Calls for Prosecution

Human rights activists are calling for the prosecution of officials involved in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's use of extreme interrogation methods on suspected terrorists. Ben Emmerson, the United Nations special envoy on human rights and counter-terrorism, said a U.S. Senate report on the CIA's actions after the September 11, 2001 attacks "reinforces the need for criminal accountability." Kenneth Roth, the executive director of U.S.-based Human Rights Watch,...

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