CIA sued over torture, black sites

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the CIA over its rendition and torture program following the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States.

The ACLU filed the suit on Tuesday under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) demanding the Central Intelligence Agency release two reports about its post-9/11 “program of rendition, secret detention, and torture of detainees”

“This illegal program was devised and authorized by officials at the highest levels of government, and five years after it officially ended, the American public still doesn’t have the full story about some of the most devastating rights violations committed in its name,” the ACLU said in a statement.

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