Israel/Gaza: Attacks on medical facilities and civilians add to war crime allegations
21 July 2014
The continuing bombardment of civilian homes in several areas of the Gaza Strip, as well as the Israeli shelling of a hospital, add to the list of possible war crimes that demand an urgent independent...
Five torture myths debunked
Torture is mainly used against terror suspects and during war
Amnesty International research shows that torture and other ill-treatment continue to be an issue in many countries facing real or perceived national security threats, including terrorism.
However, the focus on...
Basta! Run Against Torture
UNITED AGAINST TORTURE COALITION
26 June 2014
Stand between the tortured and the torturer, together we can stop torture - UATC
There were many wins in our long struggle against torture, until it is eradicated completely in practice however these...
Torture pervasive across Asia-Pacific
- Amnesty International has reported on torture or other ill-treatment in 141 countries over the past five years
- New global survey of more than 21,000 people in 21 countries across every continent reveals fear of torture...
Torture – An unnecessary evil
26 June 2014
As conflicts rage across the globe, torture is being deployed on an industrial scale. For five decades, Amnesty International has led the charge against the abuse worldwide -...