In the 60's, 70's and 80's, the United States sponsored and supported military dictatorships in Latin and South America.
With the support of the CIA a program of torture, kidnapping and disapearance of those who oposed the dictatorial regimes took place.
This operation was designated "Operation Condor" and established the coordinated participation of several countries in the torture/kidnapping(extraordinary rendition)/disappearance.
As the truth about the complicity of other countries in The American Torture Program emerges, the similarities become more and more indicative of a "Global Program" on torture and Human Rights abuses.
As CSIS - Canadian Secret Intelligence Service, MI-5 - the British Secret Services were also accomplices in torture:
The British Secret Service complicity in torture: