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Mexico: Shocking rise in reports of torture

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    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...
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Myanmar: End ‘relentless persecution’ of activist

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    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...
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Thailand: No let-up in spiral of repression

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    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...
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Peña Nieto must commit to tackle torture

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission received more than 7,000 complaints for torture and other ill-treatment between 2010 and 2013 © Claudia Daut/Reuters
  Judging by some international headlines, you...

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