President Bronislaw Komorowski has said that however embarrassing for Poland are the allegations of a secret CIA prison in the country, the “pursuit of truth” must always come first.
28.03.2012 - President Komorowski, said Tuesday that even though revelations that a former intelligence services chief will be charged in connection with the alleged CIA prison in Poland, nothing must come before “the pursuit of truth”.
The head of state was reacting to reports that former head of Poland's intelligence services Zbigniew Siemiatkowski would be charged with “depriving liberty” and complicity in torture by prosecutors investigating claims that Poland hosted a CIA 'black site'.
President Komorowski said that he hoped the prosecution service would be guided by "a sense of responsibility to Poland” but also that this must never be “in conflict with the pursuit of truth” even if that truth is painful.
The new revelations came, Tuesday, as the European Parliament’s (EP) committee on Civil Liberties, Justice & Home Affairs (LIBE) was debating the contents of a report which will be published in September on the illegal capture and transfer of suspected terror suspects to CIA black sites in Europe.
Amnesty International demanded that the EP press individual member states to cooperate with the investigation. read more>>>