Residents in Sagaing region in central Myanmar say forces loyal to the military junta killed at least 17 people, including minors, in the latest of what critics say are a series of war crimes.
Abdul Rabbani and Mohammed Rabbani were incarcerated for twenty years at the notorious facility for allegedly aiding prominent al Qaeda leaders.
The Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture members decided they had “no other option but to suspend” their 12-day visit, which was due to run until October 27.
Indian officials say they are planning to establish cinemas in every district of the region, where tens of thousands have been killed in the armed conflict since 1989.
Late dictator Ferdinand Marcos falsely claimed that human rights organisations had never visited the Philippines and that their claims of torture, abuse and mistreatment were untrue.
In its new report, the firm paints a disturbing picture of systemic abuse that journalists and activists allegedly face in the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir.
We are hopeful for the future, and, paradoxically, it comes from the same criminals that have inflicted so much pain on us.
German court sentenced former Syrian intelligence colonel Anwar Raslan to life after he was found guilty of overseeing the murder of 27 people at the Al Khatib detention centre in Damascus in 2011 and 2012.
In an effort to increase its post-Brexit geopolitical clout, London is strengthening its relations with states accused of gross human abuses.
A Gulf Centre for Human Rights report highlighted attacks on civil society activists and the media, as well as torture against citizens.
Assange’s brother, Gabriel Shipton, says extradition of the Wikileaks founder to the US would be a death sentence for him and press freedom worldwide.
Countless Asian and African workers are forced to suffer through a form of modern-day slavery that continues to thrive across the Middle East.
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