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Torture

2022

26

Jan

Kanada'da kilise okulunun bahçesinde mezarlar bulundu

Indigenous community finds 93 potential unmarked graves

Williams Lake First Nation announced on Monday that preliminary results of the first phase of a geophysical search at St Joseph Mission Residential School uncovered 93 “reflections” – believed to be unmarked gravesites. “Ninety-three is our number,” Chief Willie Sellars told reporters. Hundreds of unmarked graves have been discovered at former residential school sites across […]

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Country: Canada
Source: TRT , Aljazeera

13

Jan

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20 Years of US Torture

Twenty years after Guantánamo Bay detention operations commenced on January 11, 2002, a new report assesses the massive costs of US unlawful transfers, secret detention, and torture after the September 11, 2001, attacks. The report, from the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute and Human Rights Watch, outlines how these abuses trample […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT

2020

01

Dec

Photo reveals Australian soldier drinking beer out of dead Taliban fighter’s prosthetic leg

Senior Australian special forces soldiers drank beer out of the prosthetic leg of a dead Taliban soldier at an unauthorised bar in Afghanistan – with a photograph of the act being revealed for the first time by Guardian Australia. A number of photographs obtained by the Guardian show one senior soldier – who is still […]

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Country: Australia
Source: SPUTNIK , The Guardian

28

Jul

Racist torture in Paris prison cells

More than 200 French the police officers are accused with torture and ill-treatment at the Paris Court, with the complaint of Police Commissioner Amar Benmohamed, who was on duty at the judicial law enforcement agency. It was stated that the police officers under the investigation made racist insults to the detainees, deprived detainees of food […]

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Country: France
Source: SP , SP

2019

05

Dec

What the C.I.A.’s torture program looked like to the tortured

Drawings done in captivity by the first prisoner known to undergo “enhanced interrogation” portray his account of what happened to him in vivid and disturbing ways. One shows the prisoner nude and strapped to a crude gurney, his entire body clenched as he is waterboarded by an unseen interrogator. Another shows him with his wrists […]

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Country: United States
Source: Euro News , NYT

31

May

$6.75 million settlement paid to family of Milwaukee inmate who died of dehydration

The children of Terrill Thomas, who died of dehydration in a Milwaukee jail in 2016 after correctional officers turned off his cell’s water supply for a week, will receive $6.75 million in a settlement with Milwaukee County and Armor Correctional Health Services, a private company that provided health care at the jail. The settlement, reached in […]

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Country: United States
Source: Independent , NewYork Times

07

May

Trump pardons ex-army soldier convicted of killing Iraqi man

President Trump granted a full pardon to a former Army lieutenant who previously served five years in prison for fatally shooting an Iraqi man in American custody. During a deployment in Iraq in 2008, First Lt. Michael Behenna and his platoon believed the man, Ali Mansur, was a terrorist linked to Al Qaeda. They took […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT Haber , NY Times

05

Apr

Belgium apology for mixed-race kidnappings in colonial era

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has apologised for the kidnapping of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples during colonial rule in Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda. The “métis” children born to Belgian settlers and local women were forcibly taken to Belgium and fostered by Catholic orders and other institutions. About 20,000 children are believed […]

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Country: Belgium
Source: BBC , BBC

22

Mar

US-backed PKK carries out brutal massacre in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

U.S.-backed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists have murdered hundreds of innocent civilians in its latest attacks on Syria under the pretext of fighting Daesh. Horrific images have emerged of the aftermath of the PKK attack on the Baghouz enclave in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor, showing hundreds of corpses, once more revealing the brutality of the terror […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA

07

Mar

GOP senator reveals she was sexually assaulted when she served in the military

Freshman Sen. Martha McSally of Arizona revealed Wednesday that she was raped while she served in the military. McSally, who is a Republican, made the revelation during a Senate Armed Services subcommittee hearing on sexual assault in the military. McSally said to witnesses present, “So like you, I am also a military sexual assault survivor,” […]

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Country: United States
Source: Milliyet , CNN