Foreign Affairs Hearing on Extraordinary Rendition

April 17, 2007
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The Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight has just concluded a joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Europe: "Extraordinary Rendition in U.S. Counterterrorism Policy: The Impact on Transatlantic Relations." Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Delahunt gives opening remarks:

Subcommittee Chairman Bill Delahunt:

"People across the globe have admired our historical commitment to freedom and the rule of law. But they are appalled at our hypocrisy when we betray our values."

Background:

Deported Terror Suspect Details Torture in Syria

DeNeen L. Brown and Dana Priest, Washington Post - November 5, 2003

U.S. Defends Detentions at Airports

Nina Bernstein, New York Times - August 10, 2005

Court orders 35 to stand trial over CIA flights

CNN International - February 17, 2007