torture

 
My shame: My father, a monster
My shame: My father, a monster
When he was 15 years old, Luis Alberto Quijano’s father forced him to witness the horrors of La Perla, a clandestine detention centre in the...
Prisoners’ claims of torture ignored
Prisoners’ claims of torture ignored
The record of the subsequent medical examination notes Abel Phasha as being of “small build”. That is no exaggeration. Phasha is 31 years old...
[Video]Gambia: Two decades of fear and repression revealed
[Video]Gambia: Two decades of fear and repression revealed
An HRW report details how Gambia’s government commits serious human rights violations against perceived critics and political opponents.
Victims of Habre's Chad were starved, trial hears
Victims of Habre's Chad were starved, trial hears
The 72-year-old, who fled to Dakar after being deposed in 1990, is being prosecuted in his adoptive country for war crimes, crimes against humanity...
Chad's torture victims seek justice in trial of Hissene Habre
Chad's torture victims seek justice in trial of Hissene Habre
Ginette Bganbaye awoke in a dingy cell known as La Piscine after Chad’s secret police arrested her for alleged involvement in coup plotting.
Eritrea 'tortured, enforced child labour' - UN report
Eritrea 'tortured, enforced child labour' - UN report
The year-long United Nations report says the abuses by the Eritrean government were on a “scope and scale seldom witnessed...
Amnesty: Europe must admit to co-operation in CIA torture
Amnesty: Europe must admit to co-operation in CIA torture
Rights group Amnesty International urged European countries on Tuesday to come clean on alleged co-operation with the Central Intelligence...
US Senate report confirms torture does not work
US Senate report confirms torture does not work
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Afghan president: No justification for CIA's inhumane torture
Afghan president: No justification for CIA's inhumane torture
Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday condemned the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) torture detailed in a US Senate report, saying...
[Video]Swaziland royal family replace chief, torture opposition
[Video]Swaziland royal family replace chief, torture opposition
Footage obtained alleges that the Swazi royal family have forcibly replaced a local chief with a family member, torturing any who oppose them.
CIA lied about brutal and ineffective torture - report
CIA lied about brutal and ineffective torture - report
The United States Senate Intelligence Committee's five-year review of 6.3-million pages of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documents concluded that...

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