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Eight guards from India’s Border Security Force have been suspended from duty for torturing a Bangladeshi caught on the border with India.
The UK government's decision to conclude the work of the Detainee Inquiry provides an opportunity to address the failures of the current system.
Six men facing amputation of their right hands and left feet for 'highway robbery' in Saudi Arabia must have their sentences commuted by the king, Amnesty International has said.
Amnesty International has urged the governments of Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia to arrest former US President George W. Bush for crimes of torture.
Sri Lanka is not credibly investigating torture, Amnesty International has said on the eve of a review by the UN Committee Against Torture.
Liberty has warned against extending the principle of “secret justice” into ordinary civil cases against the Government.
Amnesty International has urged Canadian authorities to arrest and either prosecute or extradite former US President George W. Bush for his role in torture.
British mining company Monterrico Metals has made an out-of-court settlement with 33 Peruvian farmers who accused them of colluding in detention and torture.
Substantial information on torture and human rights abuses was passed to the Brazilian Attorney General at a ceremony in São Paulo this week.
Records of brutal torture and repression suffered under two decades of Brazilian military rule will be returned to the South American country today.