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#Torture

# torture - This year 2022

Body of British aid worker held by Russian separatists ‘shows signs of torture’
# Torture
# Torture

Body of British aid worker held by Russian separatists ‘shows signs of torture’

Sep 8th 2022, 9:54 AM 23,544 Views 0 Comments

Paul Urey, 45, was reported to have died in captivity in July.

Eleven jailed in the Netherlands over underworld prisons equipped with torture chamber
# Torture
# Torture

Eleven jailed in the Netherlands over underworld prisons equipped with torture chamber

May 11th 2022, 6:12 PM 40,117 Views 22 Comments

The case revolved around seven containers found by police almost two years ago in a southern Dutch forest.

Bodies with hands tied found in Ukraine as Russia shells east
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Bodies with hands tied found in Ukraine as Russia shells east

Apr 30th 2022, 5:50 PM 67,452 Views 28 Comments

Although Ukraine has retained control of Kharkiv, the city has been repeatedly battered by Moscow’s forces and still faces daily attacks.

# torture - Last year 2021

'They woke us up and made us jump in a well' - Roche reflects on 'Hell Week' before FAI Cup semi-final
# Torture
From The42
# Torture

'They woke us up and made us jump in a well' - Roche reflects on 'Hell Week' before FAI Cup semi-final

Oct 9th 2021, 11:58 AM 6,994 Views 0 Comments

The Shankill native joined 17 other Irish celebrities and sportspeople on the TV programme.

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
# China
# China

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,401 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

# torture - All time

Report details case of mentally ill inmate found lying naked on floor of cell
# Prisons
# Prisons

Report details case of mentally ill inmate found lying naked on floor of cell

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 4:30 PM 37,662 Views 25 Comments

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture has published a report on Irish prisons today.

European Court of Human Rights rejects request to review its 'Hooded men' ruling
# Torture
# Torture

European Court of Human Rights rejects request to review its 'Hooded men' ruling

Sep 11th 2018, 4:08 PM 9,617 Views 12 Comments

“Whilst today is yet another setback, it is by no means the end,” one of the Hooded men said.

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'
# The Hooded Men
# The Hooded Men

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:10 AM 28,418 Views 9 Comments

The 14 Hooded Men who were interned in the North in 1971 met with Tánaiste Simon Coveney yesterday.

Hooded Men: Can the use of torture by a State be justified?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Hooded Men: Can the use of torture by a State be justified?

Mar 25th 2018, 9:45 AM 13,780 Views 51 Comments

In legal philosophy, there are two main sides to the torture debate, writes Conor Courtney.

Treatment of 'hooded men' wasn't torture, human rights court rules
# Torture
# Torture

Treatment of 'hooded men' wasn't torture, human rights court rules

Mar 20th 2018, 9:45 AM 34,864 Views 87 Comments

The case involves the alleged torture and ill-treatment of 14 men who were interned in the North in 1971.

Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'
# In Chains
# In Chains

Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'

Jan 18th 2018, 9:53 PM 75,792 Views 32 Comments

David Allen and Louise Anna Turpin are facing 94 years in prison apiece.

Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'
# California
# California

Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'

Jan 16th 2018, 6:50 PM 106,992 Views 55 Comments

The 13 victims at the house in Perris, California ranged in age from two to 29.

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Jul 16th 2017, 11:13 AM 24,983 Views 92 Comments

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200
# Torture
# Torture

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

Apr 15th 2017, 4:00 PM 20,570 Views 44 Comments

The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
# Waterboarding
# Waterboarding

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,296 Views 54 Comments

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'
# Pay For Your Own Wall
# Pay For Your Own Wall

Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'

Jan 26th 2017, 7:45 AM 27,469 Views 132 Comments

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada also issued an angry riposte to Trump’s wall plan.

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres
# Torture
# Torture

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres

Dec 11th 2016, 7:30 AM 10,580 Views 5 Comments

The centres are part of an anti-corruption campaign -and more than 15 officials have reportedly died from abuse.

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"
# Violent Crime
# Violent Crime

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"

Nov 14th 2016, 2:45 PM 14,032 Views 3 Comments

Two priests have been killed in recent months in the eastern state of Veracruz.

Nine prisoners have been held in solitary confinement for over 12 months
# Solitary
# Solitary

Nine prisoners have been held in solitary confinement for over 12 months

Oct 30th 2016, 6:20 AM 16,430 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has said the safety of inmates is paramount.

'The blood was like a river': Syrian people speak of horrific torture they endured in prison
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

'The blood was like a river': Syrian people speak of horrific torture they endured in prison

Aug 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 18,546 Views 100 Comments

Many people witnessed prisoners dying in custody and some described being held in cells alongside dead bodies.

Post-coup detainees being beaten and raped, says Amnesty
# Turkey
# Turkey

Post-coup detainees being beaten and raped, says Amnesty

Jul 25th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,029 Views 23 Comments

The number of people being detained in the wake of the attempted coup has surged above 13,000.

Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'

Jul 13th 2016, 6:15 AM 9,907 Views 22 Comments

A new report shows that hundreds of students, political activists and protesters have vanished.

'You are going to jail coz you're a stupid f***ing whore': Raped, tortured and beaten by their protectors
# Torture
# Torture

'You are going to jail coz you're a stupid f***ing whore': Raped, tortured and beaten by their protectors

Jul 3rd 2016, 7:15 AM 58,719 Views 39 Comments

Mexican women have suffered abuse at the hands of police, army and navy forces after their (often unjustified) arrests.

Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape
# Tpp
# Tpp

Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape

Jun 29th 2016, 8:42 AM 29,631 Views 71 Comments

He also called for the return of waterboarding in the fight against Islamic State.

"They hold a man’s arm against the curb and you hear it break when they kick it."
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

"They hold a man’s arm against the curb and you hear it break when they kick it."

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:35 PM 28,466 Views 291 Comments

A prison letter from Ibrahim Halawa has detailed the torture he faces on a daily basis.

Asylum seekers living in Ireland more than five years should be given "special amnesty"
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Asylum seekers living in Ireland more than five years should be given "special amnesty"

Apr 27th 2016, 2:05 PM 25,807 Views 63 Comments

Former judge Bryan McMahon says such a move would be “in the spirit of the ideals of 1916″, but would require “political will”.

Terror expert says Isis will use Donald Trump videos to recruit members
# Rhetoric
# Rhetoric

Terror expert says Isis will use Donald Trump videos to recruit members

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:02 AM 12,069 Views 103 Comments

“It’s irresponsible and it needs to stop.”

Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators
# Illegal
# Illegal

Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators

Mar 13th 2016, 5:30 PM 14,769 Views 7 Comments

There is pressure now for it to be removed.

Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat
# New York
# New York

Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat

Feb 26th 2016, 10:04 PM 25,630 Views 0 Comments

On Saturday the roommate came home to find Lucy damp, missing fur and her foot facing in the wrong direction.

Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work
# Waterboarding
# Waterboarding

Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work

Dec 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,790 Views 19 Comments

Torture may get someone to talk, but there’s no evidence that it’s the truth.”

Lawyer describes being strapped to iron chair and beaten by police
# China
# China

Lawyer describes being strapped to iron chair and beaten by police

Nov 12th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,030 Views 17 Comments

Amnesty International report finds China’s criminal justice system is still heavily reliant on forced confessions obtained through torture and ill-treatment.

A British pensioner sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia will be freed
# Torture
# Torture

A British pensioner sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia will be freed

Oct 29th 2015, 10:29 AM 17,398 Views 35 Comments

But the ultra conservative country’s bloggers and political activists still face torture and death.

Kian Egan 'not surprised' Westlife song used as part of CIA torture methods
# Stress Positions
# Stress Positions

Kian Egan 'not surprised' Westlife song used as part of CIA torture methods

Oct 14th 2015, 10:35 PM 52,486 Views 92 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union says the song My Love was played along with heavy-metal to break down prisoners.

Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured
# Thailand
# Thailand

Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured

Jul 8th 2015, 7:54 AM 17,701 Views 16 Comments

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed in Thailand last year.

Gerard McKerr, one of the "Hooded Men", has died
# RIP
# RIP

Gerard McKerr, one of the "Hooded Men", has died

Mar 19th 2015, 1:50 PM 20,950 Views 15 Comments

Gerard McKerr was 71.

Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men's legal team
# Torture
# Torture

Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men's legal team

Feb 9th 2015, 8:03 PM 23,308 Views 21 Comments

The men are taking a case against the United Kingdom.

This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh
# Tortured
# Tortured

This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh

Jan 28th 2015, 5:01 PM 102,069 Views 295 Comments

The little dog was spotted by a jockey at the racecourse and brought to a local vet but he could not be saved.

Opinion: What my years as a military defence lawyer in Guantánamo forced me to see
# Torture
# Torture

Opinion: What my years as a military defence lawyer in Guantánamo forced me to see

Jan 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 237 Views 31 Comments

Guantánamo Bay has just marked its thirteen anniversary; its legacy is as shameful as it is horrifying.

'I'm not a doctor but...': Ex-CIA chief defends rectal rehydration of inmates
# Torture
# Torture

'I'm not a doctor but...': Ex-CIA chief defends rectal rehydration of inmates

Dec 12th 2014, 7:35 PM 15,342 Views 54 Comments

Michael Hayden claimed the report is wrong when it says the technique was used for interrogation.

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