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While European Countries publicly cried foul about rendition flights and CIA secret prisons, demanding to know where they were located, it turns out at least German ministers already knew.

Stern magazine quoted a leaked German intelligence report yesterday which said that only weeks after September 11 2001, two agents and a translator visited a US military prison at the American "Eagle Base" in the Bosnian town of Tuzla, where they saw a torture victim.

Previously, the German government made claims that it only knew about secret prisons through media accounts; but, the German intelligence officers cited above, reported what they saw to German federal prosecutors after refusing to assist the Americans.


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