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UN calls on Washington to comply with international convention...

THE UNITED NATIONS, December 11. /TASS/. The release of a long-awaited Senate report on CIA torture is the start of a process on ensuring that there needs to be accountability for this illegal practice, a spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban ... Itar Tass, 1 month ago
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Delegation of the EU to the USA

Intl seminar focuses on UN convention against torture

(VOV) -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an international seminar in HCM City on December 8 to discuss issues related to the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading ...
 VOVNews1 month ago A Call for Dignity: UNPO marks Human Rights 365  United Nations and Peoples Organisation1 month ago 30 years of torture convention - Australia still failing on obligations  Noodls1 month ago Valenciano: The EU has to set an example  ACQ Magazine1 month ago
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ZEID: LANDMARK UNITED STATES AND BRAZIL REPORTS HIGHLIGHT NEED TO ERADICATE TORTURE ON 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF CONVENTION

) - On the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention against Torture, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Wednesday urged States to act unequivocally in their effort to stamp out torture. "Today is ...
 Noodls1 month ago Zeid: Landmark U.S. and Brazil reports highlight need to eradicate torture on 30th anniversary of Convention  PressReleasePoint1 month ago

Egypt: Egypt Joins Friends of UN Anti-Torture Convention Group

Egypt's delegate to the United Nations in Geneva Amr Ramadan said that Egypt has joined the friends of the UN Convention against Torture group. The group is an informal international forum to promote global efforts to eliminate the crime of torture ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago
Philadelphia Magazine

CIA Torture. United States Violate Geneva Conventions to Which All Other NATO Members, and The EU, are Parties

Given that Senator Dianne Feinstein, chair of the U.S. Senate intelligence committee, is an admitted supporter of AIPAC and the government of Binyamin Netanyahu that routinely uses torture in its prisons and detention centres, her exhortation of ...
 Global Research1 month ago Torture Reports: Brazil and the United States Release Reports Documenting Systematic Human Rights Abuses  Upside Down World3 weeks ago Torture Report Sickens Me  Philadelphia Magazine1 month ago From Torturing to Killing Innocent People: This Is Who We Are  Huffington Post1 month ago
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Breitbart.com

CIA Report Shows Torture Takes Place in Countries Denying It: Commissioner

UNITED NATIONS, December 10 (Sputnik)— The US report onenhanced interrogation techniques shows that torture is being performed inmany countries which have publicly committed toend the practice, UN High Commissioner forHuman Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al ...
 RIA Novosti1 month ago HIGH COMMISSIONER ZEID APPEALS TO SAUDI ARABIA TO STOP FLOGGING OF BLOGGER  United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago Victims families need say in torture probe panel  Bangkok Post2 weeks ago Updated: Heinrich says CIA report shows U.S. tortured detainees, Lujan Grisham "repulsed"  Albuquerque Journal2 weeks ago
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Business Insider

UN Official Calls US Torture Practices 'Breeding Ground' for More Terrorism

UNITED NATIONS, December 11 (Sputnik)— The United States' post 9/11 interrogation practices revealed and confirmed inthe Senate report released this week have served asa breeding ground forterrorist activities, the UN's Special Rapporteur ...
 RIA Novosti1 month ago United Nations Exploits Pseudo-Human Rights to Attack U.S.  New American2 weeks ago The United States tortures people  Daily Kos1 month ago There Is A Clear Precedent For Prosecuting A US Citizen For Torture  Business Insider1 week ago
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Torture of Young Woman in the Name of the...

Alkarama sent a communication to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism regarding the case of Hanene Chaouch, a young volunteer advocating in favour ...
 AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago 20-Year-Old Woman Arrested and Tortured for Her Facebook Account [press release]  Individual.com2 weeks ago Tunisia: Woman Tortured Over Facebook Posts, Group Alleges  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago

CIA agents who tortured are vulnerable to prosecution in any country in the world, says U.N. official

By Mick Krever, CNN CIA agents who tortured inmates can be prosecuted anywhere in the world, the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism, Ben Emmerson, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Thursday. They are ...
 CNN1 month ago U.N. official: CIA agents could be prosecuted  Channel40001 month ago
Irish Times

UN official calls for prosecution of torturers in CIA

Reverberations from the US Senate report on the CIA torture of al-Qaeda suspects continue to rage as a United Nations official called for officials involved to be prosecuted amid international condemnation over techniques used in the aftermath of ...
 Irish Times1 month ago
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