Jump to page content

All texts on the issue Widespread Torture

Eritrea: HRC announces members of Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea

News Sep 29, 2014 - In June 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council established a Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea to investigate allegations of human rights abuses.

Nigeria: Torture is “an integral part of policing in Nigeria“

News Sep 22, 2014 - Amnesty International (AI) published a new report of the alarming situation of the routine use of torture and ill-treatment by security forces and

Mexico: Torture and ill-treatment increased by 600% in the last decade

News Sep 15, 2014 - Amnesty International (AI) released a new report drawing an alarming conclusion about torture and ill-treatment in Mexico. According to AI, reported cases of

Syria: UN report accuses the Syrian government and ISIS of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity

News Aug 29, 2014 - A UN Commission released a report in which it accuses the Syrian government as well as the Islamist militant group ISIS, which seeks

Brazil: Widespread torture by security forces continues despite reforms

News Aug 01, 2014 - Human Rights Watch (HRW) released an article, in which it highlights that despite important reforms the Brazilian government still has to implement

Browse the Searchresult Pages

Atlas of Torture Project

Final Comparative Report published