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Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:31 PM

For sale: CIA 'black site' where terror suspects were tortured in Lithuania

Source: The Guardian

For sale: CIA ‘black site’ where terror suspects were tortured in Lithuania

Government prepares to sell barn known as Project No 2 or Detention Site Violet, which has windowless, soundproof rooms

Jon Henley and Ed Pilkington
Mon 24 Jan 2022 18.57 GMT

A menacing steel barn outside the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius where CIA terror suspects were once held in solitary confinement, subjected to constant light and high-intensity noise, is soon to go on the market.

The government’s real estate fund, which handles assets no longer needed by the state, said on Monday it was preparing to sell the notorious former “black site”, known as Project No 2 or Detention Site Violet, for an as-yet unknown price.

Part of Washington’s secret “extraordinary rendition” programme – in which suspected Islamist militants from conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq were captured and held in jails outside the US – the 10-room building served as a detention centre in 2005 and 2006.

In its windowless and soundproofed rooms, “one could do whatever one wanted”, Arvydas Anusauskas, who led a Lithuanian parliamentary investigation into the site in 2010, told Reuters. “What exactly was going on there, we did not determine.”

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Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jan/24/for-sale-cia-black-site-terror-suspects-tortured-lithuania

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Solly Mack Jan 2022 #1

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Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:42 PM

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Selling a war crime scene.

Damn.

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