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End Torture Flights Action on Saturday 24th June

Mike D | 18.06.2006 20:56 | Birmingham

"People kidnapped by the US are being shuttled around the world for
interrogation, often to places where torture is practiced – and the US
administration doesn’t deny it. This is called extraordinary rendition”

A report by Council of Europe rapporteur Dick Marty says European governments including Britain are complicit in these abuses.

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will be debating thereport on 27th June. Join our action to demand to put a stop to the CIA’s torture flights.

Birmingham International Airport

For Birmingham and surrounding areas meet at Birmingham International Airport for 12:30 p.m. (Near the Cargo Airport). A convoy of cars will be leaving the MAC at Cannon Hill park at 11.30am for Birmingham Airport. If you can offer a lift to other people from MAC, or if you need a lift from there, then email Alernatively, join the vigil outside the Cargo airport on the A45 linking Birmingham and Coventry for 12:30 p.m. Trains run from Birmingham New St. Station to Birmingham International on a regular basis. There are regular trains from Coventry to Birmingham International as well. If you require a lift from the airport train station to the vigil location then contact

There will also be a planning meeting for the vigil at the MAC cafe on Wednesday 21st June at 7.30pm in the cafe. This is a public meeting so feel free to come along!

Visit for links to maps of the site and directions.

British Airports where CIA-owned aircraft have been logged include:-

Aberdeen, Belfast/Aldergrove, Biggin Hill, RAF Brize Norton, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Connaught, Edinburgh, Farnborough, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Inverness, RAF Leuchars, Liverpool, Londonderry/Eglinton, Luton, RAF Mildenhall, Northolt, Prestwick, Shannon, & Stansted.

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