Abou ElKassim Britel, an Italian citizen of Moroccan descent who was seized in Pakistan in 2002 and, according to reports, was transferred secretly by the CIA to Morocco, where he was imprisoned. Britel has testified he suffered torture throughout the ordeal. North Carolina human rights advocates and a University of North Carolina law class are pressing for an official apology to him.
Abou ElKassim Britel, an Italian citizen of Moroccan descent who was seized in Pakistan in 2002 and, according to reports, was transferred secretly by the CIA to Morocco, where he was imprisoned. Britel has testified he suffered torture throughout the ordeal. North Carolina human rights advocates and a University of North Carolina law class are pressing for an official apology to him.
Abou ElKassim Britel, an Italian citizen of Moroccan descent who was seized in Pakistan in 2002 and, according to reports, was transferred secretly by the CIA to Morocco, where he was imprisoned. Britel has testified he suffered torture throughout the ordeal. North Carolina human rights advocates and a University of North Carolina law class are pressing for an official apology to him.

UNC legal team, rights advocates take up cause of tortured ex-prisoner

October 13, 2014 12:11 PM