International rights groups accuse Indian troops of using systematic abuse and unjustified arrests to intimidate residents opposing India's rule in disputed Kashmir. New Delhi denies its forces strategically use abuses to control the population.
Detainees at a notorious prison in Libya are suffering abuse at the hands of militias led by warlord Khalifa Haftar.
A California couple who pleaded guilty to years of starving and shackling 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
Sri Lanka’s civil war may have ended 10 years ago but allegations of torture are still being documented.
The suspects include five people who allegedly confessed to being part of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the Tunisian and one of the Egyptians deported were members of Ansar al Sharia al Tunisia, says Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
A Human Rights Watch report says the Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional Government authorities have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged Daesh affiliation and urges them to rehabilitate and reintegrate the children into society.
Police in Germany and France have arrested three Syrians accused of being former regime intelligence officers involved in torture.
Wax mannequins silently portray the horrific acts of torture that once were carried out at the Anti-Sabotage Joint Committee Prison that was run under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
Zimbabwe's Human Rights Commission says government forces instigated systematic torture of residents following violent protests over fuel price hike, a charge President Emmerson Mnangagwa says will be probed.
Otto Warmbier was a University of Virginia student who was visiting North Korea with a tour group when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years hard labour in March 2016 on suspicion of stealing a propaganda poster.
Francis Zaake is on his way to the airport to travel to India for treatment, his lawyer said. Ugandan capital Kampala was on Friday rocked by protests after Zaake and another opposition lawmaker were prevented from leaving the country.
Witnesses alleged to the Associated Press that Yemeni guards working under the direction of Emirati officers use various methods of sexual torture and humiliation, including the filmed rape and assault of detainees.
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