Migrants bear bruises which they say were the result of beatings by Greek police officers and soldiers.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 60,000 people have died from torture or harsh conditions in regime custody since the conflict began.
The Ninth US Court of Appeals in San Francisco described harsh interrogation methods used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) against Abu Zubaydah as torture.
A US-based rights group said political prisoners were subject to rape and death threats and a majority had experienced acts of abuse and torture.
The people of Indian-administered Kashmir share the horrors of torture and pain at the hand of troops following India's decision to strip the Muslim-majority region of its autonomous status.
The UN has deferred an anti-torture conference in Egypt, a country long accused of torturing political dissidents.
Muhammad Saad, who accuses Emirati authorities of physical and sexual abuse, has filed a case with the Pakistani Foreign Ministry.
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.
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