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Nikki Haley Disturbed By Reports Claiming The Murder And Torture Of...

Nikki Haley, the US’ ambassador to the UN, said that reports of gay men being detained, tortured and killed in Chechnya cannot be ignored by...

Thai human rights lawyers under pressure from junta

Law center founded after 2014 coup says junta looking for way to block its publication of data involving cases such as alleged torture, arbitrary...

Thai NGOs: Torture of detained systematic in Muslim south

Report warns that destruction of confidence in state, legal and justice systems could lure people into joining ‘struggle for independence’ in troubled regionBy Max...

Thai junta upset by report on torture in Muslim south

Accuses NGOs of trying to ‘embarrass’ gov’t by releasing report on alleged torture cases under military detention in insurgency-plagued south ...

Egyptian police brutality soars ahead of uprising anniversary

Last week, at least four civilians lost their lives while in police custodyCAIRO – A recent spate of prison deaths in Egypt due...

Rights group urges Obama to probe Bush officials for torture

'This is the key moment, this last year ,' Human Rights Watch executive director tells Anadolu AgencyBy Michael HernandezWASHINGTON – A leading rights...

Bosnia: Europe’s worst conflict since WWII

Conflict in Bosnia reignited horrors of Nazism from concentration camps to mass killings SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina  - The three-and-a-half year conflict in Bosnia marked a watershed in...

EU Parliament urged to show 'Caesar' torture pictures

European Parliament has been criticized for refusing to hold a photo exhibition that shows victims allegedly tortured by the Assad regime in SyriaBy Ilgin...

‘Over 11,000 Syrians tortured to death’ since 2011

Three or four Syrians on average die because of torture every day, says report by UK rights group ISTANBUL - The number of Syrians who...

Rights groups call on US Justice Dept. to probe CIA torture

'Significant new information’ in agency’s final torture report needs further review, says groupsWASHINGTON – Three major rights groups called on Attorney General Loretta...

US Senate votes to bar torture

Amendment to defense spending bill passed in landslide 78-21 vote WASHINGTON – The Senate overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to outlaw torture as official U.S. policy. Introduced by...

Investigation into German police abuse of migrants

Prosecutors launch inquiry into alleged brutality against Moroccan and Afghan in Hanover BERLIN - Prosecutors in Germany have launched an investigation into police brutality against migrants...

Libyan civilians face abduction, torture: UN

Armed groups in Libya are responsible for the abduction of civilians nationwide on account of their origins, opinions, and family and political affiliations, the...

Rights group: China police shirking anti-torture reforms

HRW says despite years of reform, police torturing detainees into confessing and courts convicting such suspects. BEIJING – An international human rights organization has found...

Serbia exhibit features replicas of medieval torture devices

- Exhibit’s slogan is 'Frightening, but Harmless.'BELGRADE, Serbia - An exhibition displaying life-size replicas of a large number of medieval torture devices kicked...