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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

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