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Burundi: Growing use of torture, imprisonment and enforced disappearances

News Apr 28, 2016 - On 25 April 2016, Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced the start of a preliminary examination into the ongoing

Syria: UN Commission releases report on deaths and torture in detention

News Feb 11, 2016 - On 8 February 2016, the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry (COI) on the Syrian Arab Republic released a new report on mass

Syria: HRW reports widespread torture and ill-treatment in government detention facilities

News Dec 18, 2015 - On 16 December 2015, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has published a report on mass deaths and torture in detention facilities of the Syrian

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

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