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The court sits in a lawsuit filed by Khaled el-Masri against Macedonia, in Macedonia's capital Skopje on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. El-Masri, a German man who says he was snatched by the CIA in Macedonia and tortured at a secret prison in Afghanistan after being mistaken for a terrorism suspect, begun a legal battle against Macedonia Friday to demand official recognition of his ordeal. El-Masri was not present at the court. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)

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