Friday, 5 June , 2020

torture

Human Rights Watch: Children in Egypt tortured in detention

March 23, 2020 Human Rights Watch (HRW) is accusing Egypt of arresting and torturing children as young as 12. A report from the international rights...

End torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange

By Stephen Frost, Lissa Johnson Jill Stein, William Frost on behalf of 117 signatories February 17, 2020 On Nov 22, 2019, we, a group of more than 60...

‘US is torturing Chelsea Manning’: Top UN official says her treatment...

31 Dec, 2019 Chelsea Manning is being subjected to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment, constituting torture by the US government over her refusal to testify...

Torturing and Exterminating Assange to terrorize journalists around the globe

US wants to 'make an example' of Assange in jail, UN expert claims By Nick Miller July 28, 2019 The United States government has promised that Julian...

‘Assange case is unlike anything I’ve seen in 20yrs of work...

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer about his assessment of Julian Assange’s condition. He says...

Refugees in Libya ‘tortured’ for breaking out of detention centre

Nearly 150 detainees broke out of their cell in Tripoli's Triq al Sikka earlier this week to protest against abuse. by Sally Hayden 2 Mar 2019 As...

After Mattis’s Resignation, a President Unbound

By Mark Landler December 21, 2018 For most of his tumultuous 23 months in office, President Trump has tried to shake off anyone who would restrain...

Egypt’s military junta condemns 75 coup protesters to death

30 July 2018 A Cairo court referred 75 defendants to Egypt’s grand mufti to approve death by hanging sentences on Saturday. The 75 are all...

Ecuador’s Ex-President Rafael Correa Denounces Treatment of Julian Assange as “Torture”

By Glenn Greenwald May 16 2018 Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, in an exclusive interview with The Intercept on Wednesday morning, denounced his country’s current government for blocking Julian...