Lawyers have filed a lawsuit in a federal court, looking to the force of the two architects of the CIA interrogation tactics to provide information to the Polish officials that the investigation of a former CIA prison in Poland.
The lawsuit was filed late last month in federal court in the eastern part of the state of Washington. It was announced Wednesday by the human rights group Reprieve. The suit details what it described as the torture of Abu Zubaydah, who was held in the CIA black site, or secret interrogation facility in Stare Kiejkuty, Poland, from Dec. 5, 2002-Sept. 22, 2003.
The lawsuit says James Elmer Mitchell and John “Bruce” Jessen, because of their role in the interrogation program, and their presence on the site, relevant information for the research.
Prosecutors in Poland are investigating whether Polish officials facilitated the site.