U.S. rights groups want special prosecutor to probe CIA tactics

The logo of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is shown in the lobby of the CIA headquarters in La..WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. civil rights groups on Monday called on the U.S. Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the CIA’s use of torture and other extreme measures during interrogations. The American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch said in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder that the recent Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA included significant new information about the nature of tactics, the decisions that led to their use and the number of prisoners involved. …

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