May 15, 2012 - The investigation into Poland’s involvement in extraordinary rendition and ‘enhanced’ interrogation is being played out in Krakow courtrooms.
Set in a green corner of Poland scattered with bubbling springs and placid lakes, the manor house that is home to the 2nd Unit Training Centre of the Agencja Wywiadu (Poland’s intelligence agency) is located in the village of Stare Kiejkuty in the Masurian Lakeland.
The 2nd Unit’s headquarters, known as ‘the wood’ among Polish security operatives, is tucked away out of sight, separated from the 1st Unit by a small grove of trees impenetrable to journalists and human rights activists.
It was here, critics claim, that the Polish state allowed terror suspects snatched by the CIA to be imprisoned and tortured in flagrant disregard for Polish and international law. read more>>>