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The secret detention centre at the Naval Base in Trincomalee which was highlighted by the Northerners, NGOs, the Tamil Diaspora and human rights activists way back in 2010, was visited by the UN Working Group last week. Speaking exclusively to ... Ceylon Today, 5 days ago
PMK demands fuller probe into Sri Lankan "torture centre" Press Trust of India, 1 week ago
Millennium Post

UNWGEID reveals details of a 'secret' detention camp

The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (UNWGEID) concluding its visit to Sri Lanka today said they found an unofficial detention centre operating within the confines of a Navy camp in Trincomalee where detainees ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 week ago Found secret torture centre in Sri Lankan navy base: UN  Millennium Post1 week ago NGO appeals to UN over forced disappearance of former Egyptian pilot  Egypt Independent1 day ago Enforced Disappearance of Former Air Force Pilot and Founder of Opposition Party  AllAfrica.com1 day ago
Melbourne Age

Aleppo's doctors and nurses face Syrian barrel bombs, detention and torture: report

Beirut: They live in constant fear of the next attack, operating with little in the way of equipment or medication, often forced to turn out the lights at their hospital and work in darkness to avoid another bombing raid. Aleppo's doctors and ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago The plight of Aleppo's doctors exposed: report  WA Today1 week ago
Christian Science Monitor

China doesn't torture? Family of Zhang Liumao says don't believe it.

On Nov. 4 at 2 a.m. the family of a local activist got a call from Guangzhou Detention Facility No. 3 with news of his death. Lawyers examining Zhang's body say he was tortured. In this 2012 photo, a Chinese paramilitary policeman stands guard at ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 week ago


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 Namibia Press Agency1 week ago
Yahoo! UK and Ireland

Egypt military frees prominent activist …

AFP Egypt's military on Tuesday freed prominent rights defender and reporter Hossam Bahgat, a day after his detention sparked calls for his release from the United Nations, a rights activist told AFP. "He called me and said he's been released ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago Egypt: Rights advocate and journalist Hossam Bahgat released from military …  Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 weeks ago
MSN Philippines

Continued detention of Gloria Arroyo beyond PNoy's control —Palace spokesperson

GMA News Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrives at St. Lukes Medical Center in Quezon City on Wednesday, October 21, after the Sandiganbayan allowed her a two-day furlough to undergo medical checkup of her spine. GMA ...
 MSN Philippines2 weeks ago SC extends halt order on GMA plunder trial  MSN Philippines2 days ago SC extends order stopping Sandiganbayan trial of GMA PCSO plunder case  Manila Bulletin2 days ago Arroyo plunder trial on hold until February 2016  Rappler2 days ago
New Straits Times

UN Body Calls for Release of Rachid Ghribi Laroussi

during its 73rd session, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) adopted an Opinion in which it acknowledges the arbitrary nature of the deprivation of liberty of Rachid Ghribi Laroussi. Arrested in June 2003 as part of the ...
 AllAfrica.com2 days ago 'Case dealt in accordance with the law'  New Straits Times6 days ago SLAP IN THE FACE FOR 'MODERATE' NAJIB: UN's Anwar report a 'damning indictment' - Nik Nazmi  Malaysia Chronicle1 week ago Putrajaya rebuts UN body's call for Anwar's release  Edge Markets1 week ago

China: Sentencing and ongoing arbitrary detention of prominent Buddhist leader, Wu Zeheng, as well as some of his followers

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests your urgent ...
 Fidh1 day ago

Official denies Prey Speu transfers

Detainees mill around the grounds of Prey Speu detention centre earlier this year. Hong Menea Phnom Penh's Social Affairs Department yesterday dismissed reports that dozens of homeless people were sent to the city's notorious Prey Speu detention ...
 Phnom Penh Post1 week ago
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