Appeals court lets government halt torture lawsuit

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The Bush administration was widely criticized for its practice of extraordinary rendition — whereby the CIAtransfers suspects overseas for interrogation. Human rights advocates said renditions were the agency’s way to outsource torture of prisoners to countries where it is permitted practice.

Three of the five plaintiffs have been released from prison, Mr. Wizner said.

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