US air base in Bagram, the Dark Prison where detainees were held in total darkness, and an abandoned brick factory known as the Salt Pit. In all three locations, numerous detainees were held incommunicado, tortured, and abused for prolonged periods of time. Afghanistan also permitted the CIA to use its airports and airspace to transport detainees to and from Kabul.
PAKISTAN: Captured, detained, interrogated, tortured, and abused individuals subjected to CIA secret detention and extraordinary rendition operations. It also permitted its airspace and airports to be used for flights associated with these operations
SRI LANKA: Permitted use of its airspace and airports for flights associated with CIA extraordinary rendition operations
IRAN: Was involved in the capture and transfer of 15 individuals to the government of Afghanistan, which in turn transferred 10 of these individuals to the US government and were subjected to CIA secret detention
INDONESIA: Apprehended individuals who were extraordinarily rendered
MALAYSIA: Detained and assisted in the extraordinary rendition of Libyan nationals Abu Abdullah al-Sadiq (Abdul Hakim Belhadj) and his wife Fatima Bouchar in 2004 in Kuala Lumpur airport
THAILAND: Hosted a secret CIA prison where detainees were tortured and also apprehended individuals subjected to secret detention and extraordinary rendition. It also allowed the use of its airspace and airports for CIA secret detention and extraordinary rendition operations
HONG KONG: Captured, detained, interrogated and transferred custody of arrested Libyan national Sami al-Saadi (Abu Munthir) at Chek Lap Kok airport in March 2004 who was subsequently extraordinarily rendered to Libya
AMRIT SINGH is the youngest daughter of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. She is Senior Legal Officer, National Security and Counterterrorism, at the Open Society Justice Initiative, which she joined in 2009.
RIGHTS, RIGHTS LAW is her area of interest, and has been earlier involved in litigation that led the disclosure of thousands of documents concerning the abuse of prisoners held by the US overseas. She is co-author of Administration of Torture: A Documentary Record from Washington to Abu Ghraib and Beyond.
BEFORE beginning a career in law, Singh was an economist at the IMF in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Cambridge University, Oxford University, and the