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UN Experts to Resume Ukraine Prisons Inspection After Kiev Grants Access

UN Experts to Resume Ukraine Prisons Inspection After Kiev Gra...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik)— United Nations torture experts will resume inspection ofUkrainian prisons afterobtaining Kiev's permission, UN Subcommittee onPrevention ofTorture (SPT) said Friday. On Wednesday, the SPT delegation suspended its visit ... Sputnik, 16 hours ago

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UN body to review PH torture cases

By: , April 21st, 2016 11:02 AM A committee of the United Nations is set to review the compliance of the Philippines with the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment which it has ratified. In a ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 month ago UN anti-torture body halts Ukraine visit over 'obstruction'  Expatica Switzerland2 days ago PHL's human rights record up for review in UN body  Business World1 month ago UN anti-torture body to review PH record  Interaksyon1 month ago

United States of Torture: When it comes to enhanced interrogation, Americans agree with Donald Trump

As far as we know — which often isn't much when issues of national security are involved — the U.S. government stopped waterboarding suspected terrorists around 10 years ago . And as the currentadministration is quick to remind people, one of ...
 Salon1 month ago An Exhausted Democracy: Donald Trump and the New American Nationalism  Spiegel Online1 week ago Andrew Sullivan Is Blinded by Fear of Popular Self-Government: Trump's Rise Was Fueled by Elitism, not 'Hyperdemocracy'  AlterNet.org14 hours ago Blaming Too Much Democracy for Trump  Consortium News2 days ago
Axis of Logic

U.N. torture watchdog urges Saudi to halt flogging, amputations

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations torture experts called on Saudi Arabia on Friday to stop corporal punishment, including flogging and amputations, practices that the Gulf kingdom considers an integral part of its ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Torture Watchdog to Saudi Arabia: Enough, already, with the floggings & amputations  Axis of Logic1 month ago UN torture watchdog urges Saudi to halt flogging, amputations  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago UN torture watchdog urges Saudi Arabia to halt flogging, amputations  Jerusalem Post1 month ago

Canada to sign torture pact

Photo: CTV Canada is prepared to join a key United Nations anti-torture agreement more than a decade after it was first passed. The UN's optional protocol to the convention against torture allows for the establishment of national and ...
 Castanet.net3 weeks ago signing on to a key United Nationsanti-torture agreement  IPolitics3 weeks ago Canada to join torture prevention protocol  Middle East Eye3 weeks ago Dion official: Canada to join UN anti-torture protocol after years of delay  1057 EZRrock3 weeks ago
Human Rights Watch

Tunisia: UN Panel Condemns Forced Anal Exams

(Tunis) The United Nations Committee Against Torture, in its most recent evaluation of Tunisia, condemned the use of forced anal examinations as an attempt to find proof against people accused of homosexual conduct, Human Rights Watch said today.
 Human Rights Watch5 days ago Matter of rights: NA committee urged to push for law against custodial torture  The Express Tribune1 week ago COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE CONSIDERS REPORT OF ISRAEL  United Nations Office at Geneva3 weeks ago Kyrgyzstan: Government Report Exposes Scale of Prison Torture  EurasiaNet3 weeks ago

UN panel warns about Israel, Saudi human rights violations

Islam Times - A United Nations panel against torture has warned about violations of human rights by the Israeli regime and Saudi Arabia. In a Friday report called "Concluding Observations", the Committee against Torture voiced concern about issues ...
 Islam Times1 week ago UN warns about Israel, Saudi rights abuse 8hr  PressTV.com2 weeks ago
Africa Review

US and UN condemn Gambia killings

The United Nations and the US have cautioned the Gambian government over the torture and assassination of three opposition figures. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and the US Defence Department issued two separate statements condemning the ...
 Asoko Insight1 month ago Gambia's Deputy UN Ambassador admits calling for shooting of protesters  Blasting News United States2 weeks ago

UN torture committee calls on Saudi to stop corporal punishments

The United Nations torture committee has called on Saudi Arabia to stop physical punishment, including flogging and amputations, in the Persian Gulf kingdom. In its first review of Saudi Arabia since 2002, the committee that monitors the UN ...
 Iran Daily1 month ago Saudi uses torture to get confessions 8hr  PressTV.com1 month ago

Brunei urged to ratify a UN convention

THE Swiss assistant state secretary for the Asia-Pacific region urged Brunei to quickly ratify the United Nations (UN) Convention against Torture which it signed last September. Speaking during a recent interview, Johannes Matyassy (pic) said a ...
 Brunei Times1 month ago
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