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TORTURE NEWS

‘Tell us if he’s dead’: Abductions and torture rattle Uganda

April 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Three months after Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, won a sixth five-year term in office in the most fiercely contested election in years, his government appears to be intent on breaking the back of the political opposition.

A specific anti-torture law needs to be detailed, comprehensive and conform to international standards

September 27, 2019 11:21 am

Torture is an endemic characteristic of Indian policing. A commitment to eradicating it requires the police force as a whole to have zero tolerance for the practice besides a specific anti-torture law.

Prevention of torture: Most states silent on bill to punish public servants

December 30, 2018 5:32 pm

Recommending life in jail for public servants convicted of torture, the Law Commission has said the government should ratify a UN convention to tide over difficulties in extraditing criminals from foreign countries due to the absence of a law preventing harsh treatment by authorities.

Three policemen suspended, booked for ‘torture’ of youth

January 28, 2015 2:00 am

The policemen allegedly injected petrol in his private parts at a police outpost.

Gogoi orders probe into ‘torture’ of 14-year-old at school for blind

November 24, 2014 1:39 am

Set up in 1955 and run by Sreemanta Sankar Mission, the co-educational school is the oldest in Northeast.

Australia to prohibit secret service torture

September 22, 2014 10:07 am

Australia raised its terror warning to the second-highest level two weeks ago in response to the domestic threat.

Rapist Ariel Castro's victim recounts 11 years of horror in captivity

November 06, 2013 12:40 pm

'Castro forcible terminated five my her pregnancies by beating and starving me'.

Armed Maoist surrenders before Odisha police

September 19, 2013 12:24 pm

The Maoist claims to have been tortured and discriminated against by the Telegu ultras.

North Korean inmates starved and tortured: UN

September 18, 2013 1:11 am

Inmates in North Korea’s prison camps have suffered starvation,torture and other “unspeakable atrocities”.

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