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extraordinary rendition

noun
1.
secret or forcible rendition of a suspected criminal to another country, often a country known to violate human rights and due process of law: the CIA’s extraordinary rendition of terrorist suspects;
The legality and morality of extraordinary rendition have been a matter of intense debate.
Compare rendition (def 4).
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extraordinary rendition

noun
1.
the process by which a country seizes a person assumed to be involved in terrorist activity and then transports him or her for interrogation to a country where due process of law is unlikely to be respected
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