December 6, 2013 Egyptian cleric Osama Moustafa Hassan Nasr was kidnapped in 2003 in Milan, Italy, and transferred to Egypt as part of the CIA's program of extraordinary rendition. He now lives in Egypt and is unlikely to serve any of his six-year sentence.
Egyptian cleric Osama Mustafa Hasan Nasr, photographed in 2007. Better known as Abu Omar, he was allegedly kidnapped by CIA agents in Italy in 2003 and taken to Egypt for interrogation.
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July 19, 2013 Robert Seldon Lady, the former CIA station chief in Milan, was arrested in connection with the extraordinary rendition of Muslim cleric Abu Omar in 2003.
October 22, 2007 How did "rendition" come to mean "rendition"?
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