Mexico: Shocking rise in reports of torture
Embargoed until 4 September 2014, 11:00 CDT
Mexico: Shocking rise in reports of torture and ill-treatment as authorities turn a blind eye
Torture and ill-treatment in Mexico is out of control with a 600 per cent rise in the...
Myanmar: End ‘relentless persecution’ of activist
- PRESS RELEASE
- 10 September 2014
Myanmar authorities must end their relentless persecution of a prominent human rights activist who faces trial again tomorrow after having already been sentenced to almost a decade in prison for “crimes” such as holding a...
Thailand: No let-up in spiral of repression
- Embargoed until Thursday 11 September at 00.01am GMT / 05.01am Thailand
- Hundreds of arbitrary detentions, reports of torture and other ill-treatment, sweeping restrictions on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly and unfair trials in military courts are creating...