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North Carolina Citizens’ Commission Examines US Torture

Expand The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in Langley, Virginia, U.S. on August 14, 2008. © 2008 Reuters There’s been no justice for victims of the US Central Intelligence Agency’s rendition, torture, and secret detention program created after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. But a unique citizen-led initiative in North Carolina is refusing to let the issue die. This week, the North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture, a nongovernmental group, will hold public hearings to examine the State of North Carolina’s role in the notorious CIA rendition program. One…

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