Sunday, February 18, 2007

Grazie l'Italia

An Italian judge has ordered 26 US citizens - most of them CIA agents - to stand trial over the kidnap of an Egyptian cleric in Milan in 2003.

The case would be the first criminal trial over the secret US practice known as "extraordinary rendition". [from the BBC]

Once again, the Italians surpass themselves. First came their protest over the death penalty, and now this. All I can say is:

Grazie l'Italia