Torture

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Former Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks expressed relief on Thursday after a US court quashed his terrorism conviction, and demanded...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Rights group Amnesty International urged the European Parliament on Tuesday to investigate allegations of complicity by the European Union in the CIA...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Rana Harbi
A scathing US Senate report on the CIA’s torture of detainees as part of the so-called “War on Terror” spurred condemnation from US allies and...
Friday, December 12, 2014
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Updated at 5:40 pm (GMT+2): The CIA's use of torture between 2001 and 2009 was far more brutal than acknowledged, did not produce useful intelligence...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Bassam Alkantar
The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) tried to convince the Lebanese authorities to publish the results of a secret investigation by a...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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A Palestinian prisoner arrested by Israel in July died Tuesday after what the Israel Prison Authority claimed was a suicide attempt, but what a...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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President Barack Obama admitted Friday that US officials had "tortured some folks" in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, but urged they...
Friday, August 1, 2014
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Israel's parliament gave initial approval to a law to enable the force-feeding of Palestinian prisoners on a hunger strike, drawing defiance from...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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A Dubai court has upheld a 15-year jail term for an Emirati woman who tortured her Ethiopian maid to death by forcing her to drink pesticide, media...
Monday, April 7, 2014
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