Latest torture News

UN expert postpones visit to Brian K. after positive steps by authorities: Switzerland
UN rights experts decry imminent execution of juvenile offender Hossein Shahbazi in Iran
Homicide charges in Rangeville, QLD
“Ugly chapter of unrelenting human rights violations” – UN experts: Guantanamo Bay
Experts welcome corrective decisions of Federal Court in case of “Brian K.”: Switzerland
UN experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish prisoner in Iran
UN Torture Committee deplores lack of cooperation in torture complaints procedure: Burundi
UN experts say extradition of Uyghur asylum seeker to China violates principle of non-refoulement: Morocco
UN experts condemn conviction of Pakistan human rights defender and minority activist Idris Khattak
Press briefing notes on Myanmar 10 December
Bachelet deplores conviction and sentencing of Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar
Ecuador has obligation to ensure security inside prisons, UN experts
Cease threats and intimidation of human rights lawyer – UN expert: Lebanon
Comment by UN Human Rights Office spokesperson Liz Throssell on execution of juvenile offender Arman Abdolali
Press briefing notes on Nepal
Press briefing notes on Ethiopia
Pathways to permanent residence for Afghan evacuees
Georgia failed to protect woman from gender-and honour-based violence, UN women’s rights committee finds
UN experts condemn collective expulsion and deplorable living conditions of migrants: Tunisia and Libya
Hamilton man jailed for online sexual child exploitation
UN experts urge halt to execution of drug offender with disabilities: Singapore
UN Committee against Torture to review Sweden, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Lithuania, Serbia and Bolivia
UN experts concerned about migrant children in detention: Bulgaria torture prevention
UN experts call for protection of trafficked workers: Viet Nam and Saudi Arabia
UN expert deplores deadly military response to protests: Sudan
Investigate death threats against human rights defender – UN expert: Kyrgyzstan
Russian Wagner Group harassing and intimidating civilians – UN experts: CAR
States have duty to probe all suspicious deaths: UN expert
Women paying heavy price for standing up for human rights – UN expert: Belarus
UN torture prevention body to visit Bulgaria
Freedom of thought increasingly violated worldwide, UN expert warns
Governments must stop denying torture and hold officials to account – UN human rights expert
Halt imminent execution of juvenile offender Arman Abdolali – UN rights experts: Iran
NSW police lay charges after dog found deceased underwater at Yowie Bay
Press briefing notes on Myanmar
Torture charges at Gladstone
New Zealand supports democratic solution to Venezuela crisis
Expanding Custodial Inspector’s role
Poet’s book finds words for ‘things that leave us speechless’
Disturbing and shameful allegations of war crimes must be made public
NSW police charge man with 70 offences over sexual abuse of woman and six children
NSW police charge man over stabbing of French Bulldogs
Police update: Wounding investigation in Booval, QLD
Woman in court after dog killed in Marrickville
Prison lockdowns cannot be solution to preventing COVID-19 outbreak
Former Defence Force Chiefs must front up over torture allegations: Green Party
Green Party warmly welcome Behrouz Boochani
New Normal with Maydianne Andrade : A crossroad