Latest torture News

Innovative new youth program ready to launch in Toowoomba
UN experts reiterate call for release of detained Bahá’ís: Yemen
Paradigm shift towards rehabilitative approach needed for effective torture prevention, UN experts find: Mongolia
Türk welcomes conviction of ex-minister for crimes against humanity: Gambia
Northland man jailed for sharing child sexual abuse material
Solitary confinement of prominent scholar with disability amounts to full-fledged rights violations, says UN committee: Saudi Arabia
Police Charge Man Over Animal Cruelty At Coleambally
Police Update: Serious Assault Investigation in Mount Mee, QLD
UN torture prevention body to revisit Mongolia
UN experts: Alarming rise in enforced disappearances ahead of Venezuela’s presidential poll
UN experts call for international torture-free trade agreement
Militarisation of prisons and detention conditions raise concerns, UN torture prevention body says: Honduras
UN experts alarmed by death sentence imposed on rapper and songwriter, Toomaj Salehi: Iran
Withholding tax revenue and revoking banking waivers could paralyse Palestinian economy, UN experts warn: Israel
UN Committee urges end to ethnic violence and hate speech, calls for immediate ceasefire: Sudan
Woman charged after allegedly throwing dog off cliff – Mount Ousley
UN torture prevention body to visit Albania
UN Committee against Torture to review Austria, Honduras, Azerbaijan, Liechtenstein, North Macedonia and Finland
UN torture prevention body to revisit Honduras
Standing Strong With Union Support
Egypt must halt executions, warn UN experts
Little progress in addressing overcrowding and deplorable detention conditions, say UN experts: Gabon
UN experts renew calls for accountability for Cao Shunli’s death: China
UN expert criticises dissolution of 700 NGOs: Tajikistan
UN Torture prevention body to re-visit Gabon
UN expert calls on international community to prioritise human rights of Afghans in any ‘normalisation’: Afghanistan
UN experts call for release from prison of veteran politician suffering from cancer: Belarus
UN experts call on Houthi de facto authorities to halt execution of human rights defender Fatima Al-Arwali: Yemen
Police update: Operation Victor Diabelli at Karumba
Cruelty conviction for ‘bizarre’ bashing and biting of pig
Serious assault charges in South Brisbane, QLD
Man charged after an alleged act of animal cruelty – Murrumbidgee
Minister Watt must get animals off this ship of misery now
UN expert warns against admission of evidence, allegedly secured through torture, in Jimmy Lai case: Hong Kong SAR
UN experts horrified by Kenneth Smith’s execution by nitrogen in Alabama: United States
UN experts: Iraq must immediately stop mass, unannounced executions
Operation Victor Diabelli at Karumba
Police charge man over animal cruelty at Moree
UN report says fixing prisons in Australia is the Federal Government’s responsibility and it’s failing to act
Are SA Psychiatrists the Foxes Guarding the Hen House?
Kyiv-Copenhagen Declaration reaffirms commitment to preventing torture
Update 1: Assault of an infant investigation in Marsden, QLD
Ten Women of Shiraz exhibition at Riddoch
Deprivation of liberty at Chermside, QLD
Cancelled Parade signals the clock is ticking for the Melbourne Cup
Monash expert: World Day Against the Death Penalty
Adelaide Welcomes World Leaders in Human Rights and Trauma Recovery
Police lay charges over woman’s death at Bankstown