Displaying items by tag: torture

U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she was "deeply concerned" about the alleged torture of a Saudi aid worker while in detention in Saudi Arabia.

Published in Saudi Arabia

A number of Syrian refugees who returned home have been subjected to detention, disappearance and torture at the hands of Syrian security forces, proving that it still isn’t safe to return to any part of the country, Amnesty International said Tuesday.

Published in Lebanon

Myanmar security forces punched, slapped and beat a U.S. journalist and kept him blindfolded for more than a week of interrogation, he said after being deported to the United States following over three months in detention.

Published in Myanmar

Only four of 10 officers questioned, and none arrested after March 2019 incident at Ketziot Prison, Haaretz reports.

Published in Israelis in Palestine

A British academic, who was detained in the United Arab Emirates two years ago on spying charges, has launched legal action against a number of senior officials from the Gulf state, accusing them of assault, torture and false imprisonment.

Published in United Arab Emirates

Junta forces detained the mother of two activists after the security forces did not find the brothers at their home in Yangon’s North Okkalapa Township.

Published in Myanmar

Lebanon’s military intelligence has “forcibly disappeared and allegedly tortured” people who protested against lockdown conditions and the deteriorating economy in the northern city of Tripoli, Human Rights Watch says in a report.

Published in Lebanon

A report by Amnesty International has documented alleged violations committed by mostly Lebanese military intelligence against Syrian detainees including fair trial violations, as well as torture.

Published in Lebanon
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