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New law needed to allow torture victims to sue Afghan government: activists

KABUL (Reuters) - Human rights activists are urging Afganistan's President Ashraf Ghani to expand anti-torture laws enacted months ago to allow victims abused by security forces to seek restitution and compensation.

Syria: 'This case is about saving humanity'

A group of Syrian torture victims, now refugees in Germany, have taken a key step on the long road towards justice.

Torture Victim Seeking Asylum in U.S. Will Not Be Deported

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

A Venezuelan man who fled to Miami after being beaten by security forces back home is no longer in danger of being sent back, an immigration judge ruled.

Torture Victim, Expecting a U.S. Handshake, Was Given Handcuffs Instead

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

A man who had been beaten and jailed by Venezuelan security agents fled to the United States, but was arrested when he arrived at an asylum interview in Miami.

Torture victim images spur brutality accusations against Uganda's police

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan rights activists say grisly images of the torture of a detained politician, showing septic wounds on his body, highlight escalating brutality and impunity by the country's security personnel.

Rewind: Interrogating A Torturer

In 2009 People & Power followed a dramatic meeting between an Argentinean torture victim and his former interrogator.

Exclusive: Assad dismisses photos of torture victims

In a testy exchange with Yahoo News, the Syrian president says the images are products of "fake news."

Egypt shuts torture victims treatment center: lawyer

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police raided and shut down on Thursday a prominent local organization that documents alleged human rights abuses and treats torture victims, the group's lawyer told Reuters.

Egypt shuts El Nadeem Centre for torture victims

Police seal El Nadeem Centre after two attempts to close it, claiming the rights group violated terms of its licence.

GoFundMe page for Facebook Live torture victim has already raised $160,000

Last week, a Chicago woman took to Facebook Live in order to broadcast her and her friends brutally attacking, beating and torturing an 18-year-old man with special needs. The shocking story and accompanying graphic video sent shock-waves...Show More Summary

GoFundMe Campaign Raises Nearly $160,000 for Chicago Torture Victim

The Chicago torture victim, whose abuse was streamed online in a horrific Facebook live video, is receiving an outpouring of support from across the nation with almost $160,000 being raised on his behalf in a GoFundMe campaign, the Chicago Tribune reports.  “The perpetrators have been apprehended and hopefully swift justice will be served.  But let’s […]

Conway Attacks Meryl Streep: Why Didn’t She Use Her Time To Speak Up For Chicago Torture Victim? [VIDEO]

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Kellyanne Conway is truly the unchallenged Queen Of Diversion: On “Fox & Friends,” Conway wondered aloud why Streep had used her time on stage to attack Trump’s supposed mockery of a disabled individual and not to call attention to the...Show More Summary

Kellyanne Conway Wonders Why Meryl Streep Didn’t Advocate For the Chicago Torture Victim Instead

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

"My initial reaction is I'm glad Meryl Streep has such a passion for the disabled," said Conway Monday morning.

HOPE FOR AMERICAN=> Gofundme Raises Over $110,000 For Chicago Kidnap, Torture Victim

$110,000 Raised In 2 Days The horrifying attack that was streamed live on Facebook last week received cries of outrage... The post HOPE FOR AMERICAN=> Gofundme Raises Over $110,000 For Chicago Kidnap, Torture Victim appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

GoFundMe Campaign For Chicago Torture Victim Has Earned Over $120,000

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

An online crowdfunding campaign for the man who was tortured on Facebook Live last week has blasted well beyond its original target.

JOHN KASS, IN THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: In Facebook torture, victim’s eyes terrify most. There’s a lo…

JOHN KASS, IN THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: In Facebook torture, victim’s eyes terrify most. There’s a lot to unpack from Chicago’s latest racial outrage, the Facebook Torture Case, and it’s ugly, so let’s get to it. You know the news. Four African-Americans were charged Thursday with hate crimes in the alleged kidnapping and torture of a […]

Devin Katzfey Pleads Not Guilty To Torturing Victim, Making Him Eat Cat Litter Before Posting His Murder On Snapchat

9 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Devin Katzfey also reportedly posted comments about the crime to Facebook, telling friends, "I didn't kill dude," and, "All they got is video of me whooping dude." The post Devin Katzfey Pleads Not Guilty To Torturing Victim, Making Him Eat Cat Litter Before Posting His Murder On Snapchat appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Public hearings of torture victims broadcast in Tunisia

Truth and Dignity Commission hopes probe of crimes dating back to 1955 will address past and prevent further atrocities.

A Torture Victim Turned Human Rights Champion Ends His U.N. Run Fighting for Justice

A Q&A with outgoing U.N. special rapporteur Juan Méndez This week, internationally renowned Argentinian human rights lawyer and torture survivor Juan Méndez is ending his six extraordinary years as the U.N. special rapporteur on torture. Méndez...Show More Summary

A Look Back At The “Tool Box Killers” Who Tortured, Killed Five Teens in 1979

11 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker and Roy Lewis Norris are serial killers nicknamed the "Tool Box Killers" due to their habit of sexually torturing victims with equipment they picked up from the hardware store. The men murdered five teenageShow More Summary

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