Claims have emerged that the British Government has lobbied against the release of material in the Senate Intelligence Committee's report about Abdul Hakim Belhaj's rendition to Libya, which was allegedly a joint CIA-MI6 operation. More can be read here.
According to the Telegraph, Tony Blair and Jack Straw were regularly briefed on the US extraordinary rendition programme by MI6 and were shown US Department of Justice legal opinions declaring enhanced interrogation techniques lawful. More can be read here.
The Committee vote to declassify the executive summary and conclusions of the report will take place on the afternoon of 3 April 2014, but it already has enough support from senators. More can be read here.
Senator Dianne Feinstein accuses the intelligence agency of intimidating the Committee staff members after it referred the staff to the Justice Department for investigation. The full text of her speech can be read here.
Members of the APPG on Extraordinary Rendition wrote to the Intelligence and Security Committee with suggestions for its forthcoming investigation into rendition. More can be read here.
The New York Times provides further background on current allegations that the CIA investigated Senate staff members who were compiling the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on rendition. More can be read here.