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Rohtak shelter home sodomy victim says he was tortured - The Times of India

The victim of sodomy at the Sharavan shelter home in Rohtak has said in a statement to police that the warden had tortured him by inserting a brush, used for cleaning toilets, in his anus.
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Libya: Tripoli: OMCT and the Libyan Judges Organisation hold panel debate and workshop on the prohibition of torture in Libya / July 3, 2012 / Events / OMCT

Libya: Tripoli: OMCT and the Libyan Judges Organisation hold panel debate and workshop on the prohibition of torture in Libya / July 3, 2012 / Events / OMCT | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it

Commemorating the United Nations Day in Support of Victims of Torture the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) conducted a series of events in Libya on the prevention of torture, cruel and inhuman or degrading treatment.

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Bangladesh: Torture, Deaths of Jailed Mutiny Suspects | Human Rights Watch

Bangladesh: Torture, Deaths of Jailed Mutiny Suspects | Human Rights Watch | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
(New York) – Suspects in the 2009 mutiny by the Bangladesh Rifles border guards (BDR) have been subjected to widespread abuse, torture, and deaths in custody, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
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Extrajudicial killings, torture still persist

THE clamor for justice, peace and democracy continues as Amnesty International (AI) reported the persistence of extrajudicial killings, torture, enforced disappearances and internal armed conflicts in...
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Noticias de Prensa Latina - Swedes Rate CIA Torture Program Biggest Scandal in 20 Years

Noticias de Prensa Latina - Swedes Rate CIA Torture Program Biggest Scandal in 20 Years | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
Sitio oficial de la Agencia Informativa Latinoamericana Prensa Latina radicada en Cuba. Genera, procesa y ofrece información del país y el resto del mundo en soportes tales como texto, imagen, audio y video.
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Does Torture Work? Ask the CIA. : Discovery News

Does Torture Work? Ask the CIA. : Discovery News | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
As news of torture spills out of Syria, torture is again a matter of public debate, but does it even work?
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Tracking down torture in Syria - CNN.com

Tracking down torture in Syria - CNN.com | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
A new report documents torture in Syrian government detention facilities. Ole Solvang of Human Rights Watch explains how.
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Rohtak shelter home sodomy victim says he was tortured - The Times of India

The victim of sodomy at the Sharavan shelter home in Rohtak has said in a statement to police that the warden had tortured him by inserting a brush, used for cleaning toilets, in his anus.
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allAfrica.com: Liberia: Is Setting Up a War Crimes Court in Liberia Timely?

allAfrica.com: Liberia: Is Setting Up a War Crimes Court in Liberia Timely? | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it

Grand Bassa County Representative Byron Brown has added his voice to mounting calls for the establishment of a war crimes court in Liberia to prosecute persons who bear the greatest responsibility for committing heinous crimes during the civil conflict.

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'See no evil' an ill response to torture claims

It may be up to citizens to ensure that freedom from arbitrary arrest and fair treatment are non-negotiable conditions.
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Iraq embassy following up on its 'tortured' detainee

The Iraqi embassy is in the midst of making representations to the Malaysian government regarding its citizen who has alleged torture after being nabbed under the Internal Security Act (ISA).

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Tanzania denies doctor 'torture'

Tanzania denies doctor 'torture' | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
The president of Tanzania dismisses reports that the government was behind the alleged kidnap and torture of the leader of a group of striking doctors.
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Four minors accuse barangay exec of torture

Four minors accuse barangay exec of torture | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it

FOUR minors who were allegedly tortured and humiliated by two Quezon City barangay officials and a police officer yesterday filed a complaint for child abuse and torture before the Prosecutor’s Office.

 

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Syria: Torture Centers Revealed | Human Rights Watch

Syria: Torture Centers Revealed | Human Rights Watch | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
(New York) – Former detainees and defectors have identified the locations, agencies responsible, torture methods used, and, in many cases, the commanders in charge of 27 detention facilities run by Syrian intelligence agencies, Human Rights Watch...
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Torture in post-Gaddafi Libya

Torture in post-Gaddafi Libya | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
The BBC has seen first-hand evidence of torture and illegal detention as rival Libyan tribes clash in the west of the country.
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Revealed: Syria's torture centres and their facility commanders

Revealed: Syria's torture centres and their facility commanders | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
Human Rights Watch has mapped 27 Syrian detention centres where - according to the testimonies of more than 200 witnesses and victims - torture has taken place. Details of the facility commanders and torture methods involved are also shown.
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Libya's jailed ex-PM Mahmoudi says he is innocent - Region - World - Ahram Online

Libya's jailed ex-PM Mahmoudi says he is innocent - Region - World - Ahram Online | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it

Former Libyan Prime Minister Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi who caused a political crisis within Tunisian interim rulers over his extradition to Libya following reports of his alleged torture, speaks out and denies undergoing abuse

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William Hague warns 'no hiding place' for Syrian 'torturers' - Telegraph

William Hague warns 'no hiding place' for Syrian 'torturers'  - Telegraph | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
William Hague gave warning on Tuesday that there would be "no hiding place" for Assad-regime intelligence chiefs identified as the overseers of a brutal "torture archipelago" in Syria.
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Your torture still shows on our bodies, Brothers tell Nasser's defense minister | Egypt Independent

In response to a message that Shams Badran, the defense minister under late President Gamal Abdel Nasser, sent to the Muslim Brotherhood denying responsibility for their torture during his tenure, group leaders said he is lying, as the torture...
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PIMA condemns use of state force, torture on doctors

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has strongly condemned the use of state force, torture and arrests of young doctors in Punjab and sought their immediate release.In a statement issued by the association, Central President Dr...
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Home Page - Gulf in the Media

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As part of an investigation into reports of torture of protesters, Bahrain Tuesday charged 15 policemen with “mistreatment” of prisoners.

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allAfrica.com: Egypt Without Torture

allAfrica.com: Egypt Without Torture | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
The International Day for Supporting Torture Victims, June 26, comes when Egypt is passing by an important historic period. The Egyptians hope to have better future without any violations against human rights.
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allAfrica.com: Sudan Denies Using Force Against Protesters As Opposition Reports Torture

Khartoum — Police authorities in Sudan sought on Saturday to play down their response to the anti-regime protests of yesterday, saying they used minimum force to confront "small groups of rioters", while opposition groups spoke of torture and abduction of protesters.

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Man hangs self; suicide letter claims police torture

Thiruvalla: A man was found hanging at Kavum Bhagam Kizhakkumuri and the suicide note stated police torture for the extreme step. ER Rajappan Nair, 43, was found dead in his house on Saturday evening when relatives conducted a search.

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Bahrain News Agency | Public Prosecution charges 15 persons with torture and maltreatment

Bahrain News Agency | Public Prosecution charges 15 persons with torture and maltreatment | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it

Manama: July 2 -- (BNA) The Special Investigation Unit's chief, Mr. Nawaf Abdullah Hamza, stated that as part of ongoing investigation and verification of complaints lodged regarding complaints against torture and maltreatment, the Unit continues its investigations by hearing testimonies from complainants; has already interrogated nine of them; and, referred three cases to forensic doctors in order to examine them, in addition to questioning sixteen witnesses.

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Torture: Asian and Global Perspectives - a comment from an Editor - Salem-News.Com

Torture: Asian and Global Perspectives - a comment from an Editor - Salem-News.Com | The Fight Against Torture | Scoop.it
I was amazed at how quickly the pieces of Torture: Asian and Global Perspectives fell into place, turning an idea for a magazine into a quality, finished product. When Nilantha Ilangamuwa, whom I’d previously worked with at the Sri Lanka Guard.....
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