Mohammad al-Asad is suing the government of Djibouti for hosting a CIA "black site". Al-Asad, a Yemeni, claims he was arrested at his home in Tanzania on Dec. 27 of 2003, blindfolded and flown to a location he insists was in Djibouti.
An appeals court in Milan, Italy, overturned earlier acquittals of a former CIA station chief and two other Americans. The court then convicted them in the case of the abduction of an Egyptian terror suspect in 2003 as part of the CIA rendition program.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favor of Khaled el-Masri, a German citizen who was an innocent victim of CIA rendition. The court ordered Macedonia to pay el-Masri $78,000 for arresting him and turning him over to the CIA.