"Those alleged to be responsible for complicity in committing serious crimes, i.e. torture should be brought to justice in their respective countries," Bowring told Sputnik.
He noted that in the United Kingdom some very high-ranking officials knew exactly what was going on.
"There must be serious investigations with a view to prosecution, at the very top," Bowring added.
The newspaper went on to state that there is evidence that other European countries cooperated with the CIA in organizing covert rendition flights, including Britain, Sweden, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Albania.
On Tuesday, the US Senate Intelligence committee released a summary of the so-called CIA "torture report." The released extracts run to over 500 pages and provide a summary of a detailed study of controversial interrogation methods used by the CIA on alleged terror suspects following the 9/11 attacks in Washington and New York.