April 8, 2008

Recommendations

The US government should:

·Repudiate the use of rendition to torture as a counterterrorism tactic and permanently discontinue the CIA's rendition program;

·Disclose the identities, fate, and current whereabouts of all persons detained by the CIA or rendered to foreign custody by the CIA since 2001, including detainees who were rendered to Jordan;

·Repudiate the use of  "diplomatic assurances" against torture and ill-treatment as a justification for the transfer of a suspect to a place where he or she is at risk of such abuse;

·Make public any audio recordings or videotapes that the CIA possesses of interrogations of detainees rendered by the CIA to foreign custody;

·Provide appropriate compensation to all persons arbitrarily detained by the CIA or rendered to foreign custody.

The Jordanian government should:

·Repudiate its role as a proxy jailer in the CIA's rendition program;

·Disclose the identities, fate, and current whereabouts of all persons rendered to Jordan by the CIA since 2001;

·Make public any audio recordings or videotapes made of interrogations of detainees rendered by the CIA to Jordan;

·Open an immediate independent judicial inquiry into the GID's use of torture, ill-treatment, and arbitrary detention.

Other governments should:

·Refuse to cooperate in secret detention and rendition efforts, and disclose all information about past cooperation in such efforts.