Background Briefing

The United States’ “Disappeared”
The CIA’s Long-Term “Ghost Detainees”

A Human Rights Watch Briefing Paper   

October 2004

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I. Executive Summary chinese  german  spanish

II. Background

III. The Central Intelligence Agency: “Ghost Detainees” and “Disappearances”

IV. “Disappearances” in Law and History.

V. Recommendations to the United States Government

VI. Acknowledgements

VII. Annex: Eleven Detainees in Undisclosed Locations