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ACLU national office sues Jeppesen Dataplan Inc. for its alleged involvement in the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program

UPDATE: The ACLU was in federal court on February 5, 2008 arguing for the continuation of its lawsuit against Jeppesen. Here is the complete press release.

This lawsuit originates from the ACLU's national offices. It targets a unit of Jeppesen Sanderson Inc., a Boeing subsidiary based in Englewood, for allegedly providing flight support for the CIA's extraordinary rendition program. This program shipped prisoners to overseas detention facilities where they were tortured. You can read their press release, or watch this brief video:

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