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Italy / CIA Indictment #794261

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 24, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The order by a judge in Italy for the arrest of 13 CIA agents for kidnapping Muslim cleric Abu Omar†† in Milan and transporting him to Egypt featured; details given of the US practice of “extraordinary renditions,” in which terror suspects are transferred to third countries for interrogation. [Strategic analyst Alessandro POLITI†- says it is a violation of the convention on torture.] [CIA detainee Khaled el-MASRI† {thru translator} – describes what happened to him when he was picked up by mistake.] The likelihood the White House will cooperate with the Italians discussed.

Roberts, John;
Stewart, Jim

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