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Libya: Detained migrants tortured and ill-treated

News Jun 30, 2014 - Human Rights Watch (HRW) found evidence that security forces under the Libyan government regularly tortured and ill-treated migrant prisoners, including with severe beatings

Syria: Systematic torture constitutes a crime against humanity according to the UN

News Apr 15, 2014 - The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a new paper confirming the systematic and widespread use of torture

Sri Lanka: Systematic violence including torture and rape by security forces against Tamil people

News Mar 26, 2014 - A new report accuses Sri Lanka’s security forces to still systematically use violence, including torture and rape, against Tamil men


Country Situations Mar 20, 2014

Sri Lanka

Country Situations Mar 20, 2014

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