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All texts on the issue Widespread Torture

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

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

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