Acts of torture
China rejects Australian writer's torture claim in trial
Jun. 01, 2021 04:34 AM EDT
Man urges Chinese judge to reject torture-tainted evidence
By Rod Mcguirk May. 31, 2021 03:20 AM EDT
Pritzker commutes sentence of man convicted of double murder
Apr. 01, 2021 08:51 PM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday commuted the sentence of a man who claimed he was framed by Chicago police detectives for a 1990 double...
UN sanctions top Houthi police official in Yemen's capital
By Edith M. Lederer Feb. 25, 2021 08:13 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Thursday on a top police security official in Yemen's capital, which is controlled by Houthi...
Ugandan police confront Bobi Wine during online briefing
Jan. 07, 2021 12:20 PM EST
F1 star Hamilton vows to fight to improve human rights
By Jerome Pugmire Dec. 12, 2020 03:17 PM EST
In Lebanon, army courts target anti-government protesters
By Amir-Hussein Radjy Nov. 22, 2020 01:40 AM EST
Editorial Roundup: Texas
By The Associated Press Nov. 16, 2020 10:00 AM EST
The Dallas Morning News. Nov. 13, 2020. What a federal torture case in Dallas tells us about sex trafficking It’s not a...
Zimbabwe president vows to 'flush out' critics in clampdown
By Farai Mutsaka Aug. 04, 2020 11:53 AM EDT
Italian officers arrested for lockdown abuses, other crimes
Jul. 22, 2020 10:27 AM EDT
MILAN (AP) — Seven Carabinieri officers were arrested in northern Italy Wednesday for allegedly helping drug dealers evade the country's coronavirus lockdown...
Police charged for 2 deaths in custody during India lockdown
Jul. 02, 2020 03:11 AM EDT
NEW DELHI (AP) — Four police officers have been arrested over the deaths in custody of a father and son who were detained for keeping their mobile phone shop...
US deports ex-paramilitary leader 'Toto' Constant to Haiti
By Evens Sanon And Dánica Coto Jun. 23, 2020 01:06 PM EDT
30 deported to Haiti, but ex-strongman remains in US
By Evens Sanon May. 26, 2020 04:15 PM EDT
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thirty people were deported to Haiti on Tuesday, but a former paramilitary leader accused of murder and torture was not among them...
Women who dare dissent targeted for abuse by Yemen's rebels
By Isabel Debre Apr. 29, 2020 02:05 AM EDT