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Zimbabwe: What is the current status of the Torture Docket case?

International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well placed to do this. Domestic prosecutions based on universal jurisdiction are on the rise

Introducing South Africa’s mechanism for the prevention of torture

After ratifying the optional protocol of the relevant UN convention, South Africa is now in the process establishing a national preventive mechanism for the prevention of torture

​African states biggest culprits of forced anal testing to ‘prove’ homosexuality

Haunting testimonies of LGBTQ Africans appear in a Human Rights Watch report on violations.

My shame: My father, a monster

A son seeks redemption by testifying against the man who exposed him to the brutality of Argentina’s dark days.

Torture and the culture of fear in a ‘free’ South Africa

Glebelands Hostel – an apartheid-era relic – has been engulfed in a wave of violence the police have proved unable or unwilling to address.

Prisoners’ claims of torture ignored

Inmates want the NPA to tell them why their jailers weren’t prosecuted.

Victims of Habre’s Chad were starved, trial hears

Hunger was a much bigger killer of prisoners under the regime of Chadian ex-dictator Hissene Habre than torture, his war crimes tribunal heard.

Chad’s torture victims seek justice in trial of Hissene Habre

Hissene Habre faces charges of torture and crimes against humanity in the first trial of an African leader outside his nation by a continental court.

Eritrea ‘tortured, enforced child labour’ – UN report

The Eritrean government may have committed crimes against humanity and was responsible for systematic human rights abuses, cites a UN report.

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