Judge orders information on CIA secret prisons

This image made available by the United States Army shows Judge James Pohl presiding on October 20, 2004Fort Meade (United States) (AFP) – A military judge at Guantanamo Bay has ordered the US government to turn over information on secret CIA interrogation centers connected to the trial of the alleged mastermind of the 2000 USS Cole bombing. Judge James Pohl instructed the government to reveal names, dates and locations of “black sites” where Saudi suspect Abd Rahim al-Nashiri was held between his arrest in 2002 and his transfer to the notorious Guantanamo detention center in 2006. Nashiri’s lawyer Rick Kammen told AFP in an email that the order “directs the government to provide a huge amount of material pertaining to the RDI (Rendition, Detention, Interrogation) program.” Speaking about the matter at a press conference related to preliminary hearings of alleged September 11, 2001 plotters, prosecutor Mark Martins said: “The ruling came out on Monday.

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