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Ireland ignored rendition inquiry, says UN

A high-level United Nations group has said it ‘‘regrets’’ that the Irish government did not reply to claims that it facilitated the illegal rendition of suspected Islamic activists through airports here.

27th March, 2010

A high-level United Nations group has said it ‘‘regrets’’ that the Irish government did not reply to claims that it facilitated the illegal rendition of suspected Islamic activists through airports here.

The report from the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) - which is examining the disappearance of people across Europe - said that, based on reports which it had received, ‘‘the government of Ireland was involved in 2003...

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