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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Use of physical torture to extract information from detainees is still...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 01 April 2016 A historic ruling by a Philippines court this...
PARLIAMENT The Attorney-General's Chambers has asked the police to complete their probe on a death...
ACT4CAT PETITION_2

Calling on Malaysia to ratify the UN Convention Against Torture

“No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degradingtreatment or punishment” - Universal Declarations of Human Rights, Article 5.

Ban Ki-moon must challenge Uzbekistan over its appalling human rights record. Last week’s sexual assault of human rights defender only latest travesty of justice.
Three police officers have been charged with torture in the northern state of Baja California following a steadfast campaign by victim Adrián Vázquez Lagunes, his family and their lawyer, supported by Amnesty International. This is the first time torture charges have been brought in a state which is notorious for torture complaints.
A Mexican Supreme Court judgement ordering the immediate release of a man jailed more than two decades ago on the basis of a confession extracted under torture is an important victory for justice, Amnesty International said today.
The discovery of a secret torture cell in a police intelligence facility in the Philippines where officers physically abused inmates for fun in a game of “roulette” shows the authorities’ pitiful lack of control over the police force in the country, Amnesty International said today.
A pervasive culture of impunity is allowing torture by police to go unchecked in the Philippines, Amnesty International’s latest report, Above the Law: Police Torture in the Philippines, revealed today as it launched a major new campaign to stop torture in the country.
Amnesty International deplores the caning of five men on 5 September 2014 in Pidie district, in Indonesia’s Aceh province.

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