ARTICLES RELATING TO TORTURE

Sudan sentences to death 27 agents who tortured protester to death

2019-12-30 18:17

A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 intelligence agents to death for torturing and killing a protester early this year, an AFP correspondent said.

WOMEN CANED FOR ATTEMPTING LESBIAN SEX

2018-09-04 07:15

ACTIVISTS are outraged after two women were found guilty of trying to have sex together and sentenced to a public lashing.

Tales of torture at prisons heard at Cape Town seminar

2016-11-17 21:03

CCTV footage of prison warders setting Rottweilers on a prisoner was so shocking that it would have led to the collapse of South Africa's global extradition treaties, a prison torture seminar heard on Thursday.

US Senate passes amendment to ban torture

2015-06-16 23:01

The US Senate has passed a measure aimed at ensuring that the United States never tortures detainees again.

How do you feel about torture?

2014-12-11 10:06

A little after 9/11, The CIA began a secret program using "enhanced interrogation techniques" (torture) that would go on until Obama officially ended it in 2009.

Women under siege (Warning: graphic content)

2014-05-14 13:14

Women Under Siege have published testimonies from survivors to show the world what the truth behind political conflict looks like. We’ve listed a few.

War on children

2012-06-05 10:48

Women and kids are the main targets of torture and rape in Syria. Saffiya Ismail asks the question: Where is the “Responsibility to Protect” in this country?

 

Beaten, burned: Yemeni medic recalls abuse in rebels' prison

2018-12-08 08:31

Survivors recount torture in prisons run by Yemen's Houthi rebels who detained thousands in country's brutal civil war.

SANDF members alleged to have committed torture and assault in DRC

2018-02-11 12:50

SA National Defence Force members serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been accused of assault and torture, its spokesperson said on Sunday.

US military contractor accused of bizarre medical procedures

2015-06-23 06:12

US military contractor accused of bizarre medical procedures; medical license at risk

CIA #TortureReport an indictment on medical professionals

2014-12-11 14:00

Doctors take an oath to help people, but what happens when they don't? The answer can be found in the gruelling revelations of the CIA torture report.

CIA report: 6 shocking torture methods exposed

2014-12-10 14:06

The newly released summary of an investigation into the CIA's questionable interrogation methods has made some shocking revelations.

The worldwide war against women (graphic content)

2014-05-14 12:12

Across the world, women are kidnapped, raped, tortured and abused every day, and nothing is being done about it.

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