CIA Promotes Agents Accused of Torture and Murder

HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 12 (acn) International news agencies report that the US’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has promoted several agents accused of murder, kidnapping and torture.

According to an article published by Granma newspaper on Saturday, two agents involved in the death of Afghan prisoner Gul Rahman in November 2002 were promoted to important posts within the CIA in the Middle East.

Likewise, others who were reprimanded for their participation in the simulation of executions in a secret Polish prison and in the death of an Iraqi prisoner have been readmitted as private contactors.

The radio and television community network Democracy Now affirmed that others involved in similar actions received small sentences or were not punish at all.

In one of the most shocking cases, an analyst who contributed to the kidnapping of German citizen Khaled el-Masri was promoted to high-ranking post in the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center.

Articles by: Global Research

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