A report by Amnesty International details how European governments are actively supporting a sophisticated system of abuse and exploitation of refugees and migrants.
Reuters identified 104 deaths involving Tasers behind bars, nearly all since 2000 – 10% of a larger universe of more than 1,000 fatal law enforcement encounters in which the weapons were used.
Law Commission Report on Torture Is a Step in the Right Direction, but a Just Bill Is Still Some Way Off
Although the report does have some shortcomings, it recognises that torture is prohibited under customary law without any exceptions and the condemnation of it in the Indian constitution.
President Trump is still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts – including new FBI director Christopher Wray.
Sukesh Chandrashekar, an accused in the Election Commission (EC) bribery case, today moved the Delhi High Court alleging that despite an order not to subject him to violence inside Tihar jail, he was tortured.
Otto Warmbier was released after spending 17 months being imprisoned by the North Korean government for allegedly stealing an item bearing a propaganda slogan.
Families of alleged members of the banned SIMI say the accused are being tortured, kept in solitary confinement and denied meetings with their lawyers.
Despite the promises of President Ghani and new laws being enacted, torture of detainees by Afghan security forces is still widespread says UN report.
Donald Trump says he supports torture. Can political leaders change his mind?
The last time the country’s courts authorised such harsh police techniques as sleep deprivation and starvation was during the dictatorship.
Luis Alberto Quijano testified against his father in the La Perla-Ribera mega trial for crimes against humanity committed during Argentina’s dictatorship in the 1970s.
Environmental activist Piyush Sethia has alleged that he was tortured in police custody on multiple occasions, leading to a fracture and tissue damage in his leg.
Torture is inhumane and ineffective, and its continued use as part of investigations in India needs to be re-examined.
The Dalit law student was raped, tortured and murdered in her home last week.
Maher Arar’s ordeal became a well-known example of “extraordinary rendition,” a shadowy U.S. program in which suspected terrorists are extradited from one foreign country to another to be interrogated.
Dhami’s report came nearly three years before the world became aware of JTRIG and of its methods of deception, dissemination of online propaganda, and acquisition of human intelligence.
In the wake of the Hoffman report, APA ethics director Steve Behnke has gone
The FBI has cracked down on corruption in world football. When will it arrest the powerful American individuals known to be involved in crimes like financial fraud, market manipulation and torture?
India’s hands are tied by the declaration it filed with the ICJ in 1974 excluding certain disputes from the jurisdiction of the court. The case of the torture of Capt. Saurabh Kalia squarely falls within the excluded category.
My freedom, says Abdul Qaqyyum was half justice. ‘Did the Swaminarayan people, and other Hindus who died in the Akshardham attack, get justice? The Crime Branch has also betrayed them’.