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United States: Long-awaited release of CIA’s torture report

News Dec 10, 2014 - The long expected report about the CIA’s torture methods of the Senate Intelligence Committee was published on Tuesday. The US authorities were therefore

United States: Committee against Torture criticised excessive use of force and police brutality

News Dec 01, 2014 - The Committee against Torture published its Concluding Observations on the situation of torture and ill-treatment in the United States. In light of the

UAE: Government dismissed Amnesty International’s torture report as “one-sided and inaccurate”

News Nov 24, 2014 - Amnesty International (AI) released a new report in which it accuses the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of arbitrary arrest, ill-treatment

Germany: Footage shows “pictures that we only know from Guantanamo”

News Sep 29, 2014 - Several newspapers reported the abusive and inhuman treatment of asylum seekers by security forces in refugee homes in Germany. Chief of Police Frank

China: Trade of potential torture equipment booms

News Sep 29, 2014 - Amnesty International (AI) published a new report in which it described the increasing trade of Chinese law enforcement equipment that is inherently inhuman

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