US denies Poland request for assistance in secret CIA prison investigation

[JURIST] The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights [advocacy website] announced Tuesday that the US government has refused to provide legal cooperation to Polish prosecutors investigating whether Saudi terror suspect Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri [NYT profile, JURIST news archive] was tortured in a secret CIA prison [JURIST news archive] in Poland. According to the letter sent by Polish prosecutors to the Helsinki Foundation, the US government denied the March 2009 request [AFP report] on the basis of a bilateral agreement on the…

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