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A Lithuanian court has denied "victim status" to a Saudi terror suspect held in Guantanamo after allegations he may have been tortured at a secret CIA jail in the Baltic state.Hawsawi's lawyer Ingrida Botyriene told AFP Tuesday she would appeal the classified court ruling, a copy of which was seen by AFP.Victim status would allow Hawsawi's lawyers access to material in a Lithuanian investigation into an alleged CIA black site in the country, a staunch U.S. ally that joined the EU and NATO in 2004 .Lawmaker Arvydas Anusauskas, who headed a parliamentary probe into alleged CIA secret jails, told AFP that terror suspects seek victim status in Europe in the hope of avoiding capital punishment in the United States.
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