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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/19/2024 8:05:52 PM
Thousands of Palestinian men may have been detained by Israeli forces, since the beginning of Israel's Gaza war on 7 October, often facing conditions that could amount to torture, the UN's human rights representative in the Palestinian territories said Friday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/10/2024 3:40:15 PM
London-based news outlet Al-Araby Al-Jadeed announced on Tuesday the release of one of its Palestinian journalists from Israeli custody, saying he faced torture during more than a month in captivity.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/24/2023 10:11:19 PM
Palestinians held by the Israeli army in the Gaza Strip had suffered torture, two freed detainees and a medic said Sunday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/14/2023 12:13:00 PM
In Israel’s call for the evacuation of half of Gaza’s population, many Palestinians fear a repeat of the most traumatic event in their tortured history, their mass exodus from their homeland during the 1948 war, which led to the creation of modern Israel.

World - Region
8/19/2023 11:09:58 AM
A US military judge ruled for the first time Friday that an Al-Qaeda bombing suspect's confession cannot be used as evidence because it was derived from torture, potentially setting a new hurdle for September 11 prosecutions.

World - Africa
7/20/2023 9:39:18 PM
Britain on Thursday announced sanctions against 13 individuals and businesses it said have links to the Russian mercenary group Wagner in Africa, accusing them of crimes there including killings and torture.

World - Region
6/21/2023 3:22:30 PM
Iraqi authorities announced on Wednesday plans to prosecute police and civil servants accused of torturing detainees under the administration of former prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi.

Egypt - Politics
5/3/2023 1:41:07 PM
​A few hours ahead of the launch of the long-awaited ‘National Dialogue’ in Egypt, which kicks off on Wednesday, its general coordinator stressed that the issue of pretrial detention would be at the top of the human rights discussions agenda during the dialogue’s sessions.

World - International
4/3/2023 1:30:06 PM
An international prosecutor declared Monday that “nobody is above the law,” as the trial opened for Kosovo's former president and three other defendants on charges including murder and torture in a case that their supporters claim is unjustly targeting revered freedom fighters.

World - War in Ukraine
3/16/2023 3:38:02 PM
Russian attacks against civilians in Ukraine, including systematic torture and killing in occupied regions, amount to war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity, according to a report from a U.N.-backed inquiry released Thursday.

World - War in Ukraine
1/25/2023 5:57:58 PM
Regular power outages caused by Russian missile strikes have terrified tens of thousands of Ukrainians who rely on electricity to keep medical equipment running.

World - International
11/30/2022 12:48:56 PM
From torture and murder in the Netherlands and Serbia to an unprecedented web of corruption in Belgium, the Sky ECC investigation has shone a light into some of Europe's darkest corners.

World - War in Ukraine
11/29/2022 2:00:16 PM
When a dozen Russian soldiers stormed into Dmytro Bilyi's home in August, the 24-year-old police officer said they gave him a chilling choice: Hand in his pistol or his mother and brother would disappear.

World - Region
11/17/2022 10:10:10 PM
A man reputed to be one of Israel's most wanted gang leaders was arrested during a raid of a home in a posh Johannesburg suburb where South African authorities said they also found guns, drugs, and a van equipped for torture.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/16/2022 2:50:31 PM
Ukraine said Friday it had counted some 450 graves at a site near Izyum after recapturing the strategic eastern city from the Russians, a discovery that Kyiv likened to atrocities seen in Bucha and Mariupol.

War in Ukraine - Military
7/5/2022 11:13:19 AM
Russia said on Tuesday it was investigating the torture of Russian soldiers held prisoner in Ukraine and recently released as part of a prisoner swap with Kyiv in late June.

World - Region
6/1/2022 1:26:54 PM
Denmark's supreme court on Tuesday overturned a lower court ruling ordering the government to compensate 18 civilians tortured during the Iraq war in a joint operation by Iraqi forces and a Danish battalion.

World - International
5/31/2022 4:01:28 PM
Denmark's supreme court on Tuesday overturned a lower court ruling ordering the government to compensate 18 civilians tortured during the Iraq war in a joint operation by Iraqi forces and a Danish battalion.

World - Region
5/5/2022 8:41:00 PM
A powerful government-backed Libyan militia on Thursday rejected accusations of killings, torture and forced labour, insisting it upholds the law and threatening to sue Amnesty International for its report.

World - Region
5/3/2022 3:48:00 PM
Germany's top court said Tuesday that it has rejected the appeal of a former member of Syria's secret police who was convicted last year of facilitating the torture of prisoners in his home country.

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