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8 April 2006

Protest targets torture, company's flights [USA]

Author: News & Observer [No. Carolina, USA]

About 25 activists gathered around Gov. Mike Easley's Raleigh mansion Friday afternoon to protest torture... The protesters want Easley to investigate Aero Contractors, a Smithfield-based company, which operated planes that allegedly shuttled...

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5 April 2006

Amnesty Intl. report gives details of private airlines & front companies allegedly involved in USA's practice of rendition - transferring people by means that bypass judicial & administrative due process, to countries where they are held in secret &...

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5 April 2006

full report: "United States of America - Below the radar: Secret flights to torture and ‘disappearance’" [see in particular section 2: Planes and airports – the support network for rendition flights]

Author: Amnesty International

CIA-front companies...The CIA rendition programme has relied on private planes contracted from companies listed as private air charter services. In some cases, these are CIA front companies that exist only on paper. [raises concerns about alleged...

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18 November 2005

Several Protesters Arrested At Johnston Airport [No. Carolina, USA]

Author: Kelcey Carlson, WRAL [USA]

Fourteen [people]...gathered to protest the use of the [Johnston County] airport by a company [Aero Contractors] that reportedly shuttles prisoners for the CIA... Some news reports allege those CIA flights are used to abduct terrorism suspects and...

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