Volgens Human Rights Watch had Nederland kunnen weten dat Farsan in Soedan weer naar Libië gedeporteerd zou worden.
Persbericht Human Rights Watch: US: Torture and Rendition to Gaddafi’s Libya
Download het volledige rapport - inclusief het verhaal over Farsan, waaronder de vreemde gang van zaken rond zijn asielaanvraag: Delivered into Enemy Hands: US-Led Abuse and Rendition of Opponents to Gaddafi’s Libya (pdf)
A drawing by a Libyan of a 1- by 1-meter box into which he says he was placed during his harsh interrogation by the U.S. in Afghanistan.
Een uitgebreid artikel met veel links naar extra en achtergrondinformatie in WIRED Magazine: U.S. Used This Torture Box to Interrogate Gadhafi’s Enemies
After the CIA intercepted materials intended for a nuclear weapons program, Gadhafi began reconciling publicly with his longtime American adversaries. Economic sanctions fell to the wayside, and U.S. digintaries from Joe Biden to John McCain visited Libya for discussions with the longtime dictator. Gen. Michael Hayden, the former NSA and CIA director, termed Gadhafi a “good counterterrorism partner” in February 2011 — on the eve of the war the U.S. helped fight to oust him. That war was predicated on stopping Gadhafi’s massive human-rights abuses. President Obama did not acknowledge the U.S. role in perpetuating them.
Wall Street Journal: Group Reopens CIA Torture Allegations
The Human Rights Watch report highlights an ironic historical turn: The CIA apparently detained and then handed over opponents of the Gadhafi regime, only to act a few years later to help overthrow Gadhafi and carve to a path to empowerment for some of the same detainees in a new Libyan government.
Ms. Youngblood, the CIA spokeswoman, said it was natural for the U.S. government to work with the Gadhafi regime at the time. By 2004, the CIA had convinced Mr. Gadhafi to give up his weapons of mass destruction and back U.S. efforts to combat terrorism.
"It can't come as a surprise that the Central Intelligence Agency works with foreign governments to help protect our country from terrorism and other deadly threats," she said. "That is exactly what we are expected to do."