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One night he listened to a friendly old man slowly die alone in the next cell after a bout of torture.
ISLAMIST TERRORISM IS NOT DONE WITH US, WARNS FORMER AL QAEDA HOSTAGE THEO PADNOSKARL VICKFEBRUARY 25, 2021TIME
These were people who had just escaped the most horrific abuse and torture, and violation from their own families.
WITNESS TO THE HORRORS IN CHECHNYAJOHN PAUL KINGFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
She wrote her resident’s thesis on political disappearances and torture cases archived by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey.
THE 'BADASS CHIEF OF STAFF' OF TURKEY'S OPPOSITION FACES YEARS IN JAIL AFTER CHALLENGING ERDOGAN'S POWER. SHE'S NOT BACKING DOWNJOSEPH HINCKS / ISTANBULFEBRUARY 24, 2021TIME
The same month, President Buhari signed into law the Anti-Torture Act, which criminalized torture.
THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAS PLEDGED TO #ENDSARS AND REFORM THE POLICE. THIS ISN'T THE FIRST TIME THEY'VE MADE THAT PROMISEANDREW R. CHOWOCTOBER 28, 2020TIME
Many of them live in secrecy for fear of torture and execution.
INSIDE THE STRANGE NEW WORLD OF BEING A DEEPFAKE ACTORKAREN HAOOCTOBER 9, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
She is serving her sentence in the detention center on Akrestina Street, which has lately become synonymous with torture and other ill-treatment, including sexual violence, against detainees.
BELARUS PROTESTS HIT HOMEVIACHASLAU BORTNIKOCTOBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Earlier this year, the group Physicians for Human Rights concluded that the family separations at the border constituted torture.
BORDER REPORT: THE LINGERING TRAUMA OF FAMILY SEPARATIONMAYA SRIKRISHNANAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Their government responded with mass arrests and torture, while shutting off the internet and other communication modes.
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: A WORLD IN NEEDDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 16, 2020OZY
Torture may change your mind, as shame shall change your body.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
Torture indescribable has made of me a writhing, moaning, helpless creature for the past few minutes.
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
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