News Articles for "Torture"
Rights groups: Syria holds thousands incommunicado
About 30 security agents showed up just after midnight, breaking down the door to an apartment in the town of Daraya near the Syrian capital of Damascus. ...read more
Activists in Gambia are calling on the government to release an imam who has been jailed for five months. Imam Baba Leigh has been missing since December ...read more
A Sri Lankan human rights expert says she's shocked the country will be allowed to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) this year desp...read more
Police say they will investigate allegations that Vasco da Gama midfielder Bernardo was tortured by drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro slum. Authorities...read more