Tag: Lithuania

‘No parliament support’: Lithuania drops CIA prison inquiry


The Lithuanian legislature decided against a new inquiry into a secret US torture facility in the country, despite a damning US Senate report released three months ago which indicated its existence. “No new inquest will be considered, because there is

NSA leaks: UK blocks crucial espionage talks between US and Europe


First talks to soothe transatlantic tensions to be restricted to data privacy and Prism programme after Britain and Sweden's veto Britain has blocked the first crucial talks on intelligence and espionage between European officials and their American counterparts since the

European firms ‘could quit US internet providers over NSA scandal’


European commission vice-president says American cloud services providers could suffer loss of business. European businesses are likely to abandon the services of American internet providers because of the National Security Agency surveillance scandal, the European commission has warned. Neelie Kroes,

Lithuania threatened by cyber espionage


Lithuania is experiencing increasing threats from cyber espionage and information attacks financed by foreign intelligence services, aiming to form a negative opinion about the country’s foreign policies and national defense, shows a report published by the government. The document, which

Rendition victim takes case against Lithuania to European Court


Lawyers for Abu Zubaydah, a Palestinian currently being held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, filed a case against Lithuania on Thursday at the European Court of Human Rights over torture and secret detention at a CIA-run site in the

Amnesty Calls on Lithuania to Reopen Case on Secret CIA Prison

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Amnesty International called on Lithuania to reopen an investigation into a secret Central Intelligence Agency prison in the Baltic country as new evidence of a rendition flight emerged. Amnesty International and other human rights groups uncovered a flight from Morocco