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All texts on the issue Widespread Torture

Torture is widespread and systematic in Eritrea according to the UN Commission of Inquiry

News Jun 09, 2015 - The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea reports that torture, disappearances, forces labour, sexual violence and extrajudicial executions are widespread and

Uzbekistan: AI stated „torture is rampant“

News Apr 17, 2015 - As part of its campaign “stop torture”, Amnesty International (AI) published a new report on the situation in Uzbekistan stating that “torture is

Afghanistan: Number of detainees tortured or ill-treated decreased by 14 % in last two years

News Mar 02, 2015 - The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) published a new report on the treatment of detainees in Afghanistan, in

Syria: Torture still widespread and systematic and used by all sides

News Feb 24, 2015 - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, urged the Syrian authorities to immediately take steps to end the continuing

Philippines: “Wheel of torture” as part of the endemic torture routine

News Feb 02, 2015 - Amnesty International (AI) reports about the “wheel of torture”, which was discovered in a secret detention centre in the Philippines and used by

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