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Brazil must implement measures against torture: UN expert

Brazil must implement measures against torture: UN expert

A United Nations human rights expert on Friday called on Brazilian Federal and State authorities to urgently address the issue of prison overcrowding in the country and show genuine commitment to implement measures against torture. Many of the ... Sify, 2 weeks ago

UN Agents Push to Impose Input on US Prison Reform

) The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez, and the Chairperson of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Seong-Phil Hong, today called on the United States Government to facilitate their respective requests to carry out ...
 NGO Watch1 month ago United Nations Urges Washington to Allow it to Inspect US Prisons  Sputnik1 month ago EU Statement United Nations Security Council: Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question  Foreign month ago UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS REITERATE THEIR CALL TO VISIT THE UNITED STATES TO ADVANCE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMS  Noodls1 month ago
United Nations

Obama Must Recognize Murder, Torture and Rape of Christians By ISIS As 'Genocide'

President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon must recognize the ongoing mass murder, torture and rape of Christians, Yezidis, and other religious minorities at the hands of IS as a "genocide," former Congressman Frank R.
 AINA1 month ago Prohibition of enforced disappearance is , UN declares, urging action to ramp-up searches for missing  United Nations4 days ago

Pro-Govt Militia 'Subjects Citizens to Severe Torture'

Alkarama sent a communication the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture (SRT) concerning the cases of 10 Libyan citizens all subjected to torture at the end of 2014. These cases are illustrative of the increasing use of torture by militias - ...
 AllAfrica.com2 months ago Libya - Pro-Government Militia Subjects Citizens to Severe Torture [press release]  Individual.com2 months ago
Gotham Gazette

Advocates Rally to Keep Solitary Confinement in Spotlight

A rally to reform solitary confinement rules (photo: @NYCAIC) Last November he United Nations committee on torture found that the United States was not in compliance with its Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading ...
 Gotham Gazette21 hours ago
The Guardian Nigeria

Age of excuses

IF only I had been gifted with one or combined nationalities of these nations the United States, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Britain, China or even lowly Singapore I would have by now been an oil sheikh with inexhaustible legacies, an almost ...
 The Guardian Nigeria2 days ago America's Transition from a Democracy to the National Security State. The Derogation of Civil Rights in the Homeland  Global Research1 month ago USA: A clone of Israeli national security state  Middle East Eye1 month ago
The Express Tribune

Altaf calls for UN, Nato intervention in Karachi

KARACHI - MQM chief Altaf Hussain has urged United Nations and Nato forces to stage on-ground intervention in Karachi, reiterating the demand for a separate province for Muhajirs. Addressing annual party convention in US city of Dallas in wee hours ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago Karachi situation: Altaf urges supporters to petition UN, Nato for troops  The Express Tribune1 month ago
Global Research

US Torturers Lose Psychologists Corrupt Cooperation: APA Votes to Prohibit Psychologists from Participating in National Security Interrogations

Boardman writes: American psychologists have voted overwhelmingly against helping their government torture people. In an even more radical step, the psychologists voted to obey international law, even in instances where US law tolerates war crimes ...
 Global Research2 weeks ago On The Ethics Of Complicity in Torture  Global Research1 month ago Psychologists in crisis over findings on torture allegations  University World News1 month ago The largest association of psychologists colluded with the Department of Defense on torture  Business Insider1 month ago

Nanda: U.S. must honor ban on torture

On June 16, the U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan McCain-Feinstein Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016, banning the use of torture and other cruel and degrading treatment of prisoners and requiring the U.S. to abide by the ...
 Denver Post1 month ago
India Blooms

Thailand deportation of ethnic group prompts grave concern by UN human rights office

MIL OSI Source: United Nations Press Release/Statement: Headline: 10 July 2015 The United Nations human rights office today expressed grave concern over Thailand's deportation to China of more than 100 people understood to be ethnic Uighurs ...
 Foreign month ago Thailand's deportation of ethnic group prompts grave concern by U...  India Blooms1 month ago Is Thailand Planning On Deporting Uighurs Who Fled China?  Eurasia Review6 days ago Thailand: 100 Ethnic Turks Forcibly Sent to China  Human Rights Watch1 month ago
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