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The popular movie Zero Dark Thirty, which depicts the hunt for Osama bin Laden, has been criticised for its legitimising of torture.
Data analysis suggests that the death toll in the ongoing conflict in Syria has surpassed 60,000, says the United Nations human rights office.
Legal charity Reprieve has welcomed a settlement the al Saadi family have accepted from the UK Government, which forcibly ‘rendering’ them to Gaddafi’s Libya.
Yesterday (13 November 2012), risking the considerable wrath of his readership, the conservative commentator Peter Oborne made a brief but principled comment on his Daily Telegraph blog.
Amnesty International has warned that the plight of foreign nationals in Libya has worsened since the end of Colonel Gaddafi’s rule.
A new report from Amnesty International calls on the Mexican authorities to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture across the country.
Rwanda’s military intelligence department has illegally held scores of civilians in military detention amid claims of torture, Amnesty says in a new report.
Amnesty has called on the Tunisian authorities to drop indecency charges against a woman summoned to court after complaining that police officers raped her.
The European Parliament has adopted a new resolution condemning the role of European states in the CIA's secret detention and torture programme.
Amnesty International has expressed concern that 'confessions' on Iranian state television may result in 12 people facing the death penalty.