Governments not able to assess rendition flights

Governments not able to assess rendition flights


Europe’s top human-rights watchdog last week said that national governments are unable to say whether their airports or airspace have been used for the alleged US transport of terrorist suspects on European soil.
“The existing standardized control procedures in the case of civil aircraft and immunity in the case of state aircraft mean that it is virtually impossible for states to assess whether aircraft in transit through their airspace or even using their airports are being used for purposes ...


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