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The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was involved in extraordinary renditions via Dubrovnik, a newspaper has claimed.
According to the Sudan Tribune, in 2005 five terrorist suspects were taken from Malawi to Sudan where they were locked up in secret interrogation prisons.
But citing a report called ‘Globalizing Torture’ by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), the suspects were taken via Croatia at least twice.
The OSJI referenced a 2006 report by Amnesty International (AI) which mentioned that flights N313P-N4476S, associated with CIA extraordinary rendition operations stopped over twice in Dubrovnik airport including one coming from Sudan.
Dubrovnik airport manager Tonci Peovic confirmed to Amnesty that "[t]he airport’s log book contains entries on a plane with registration number N4476S from Khartoum in Sudan landing in Dubrovnik on 23 April 2005 and leaving for the United States on 25 April 2005".
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