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Cameroon detains eight soldiers after torture video emerges

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Cameroon has detained eight soldiers after a video emerged over the weekend showing them in uniform torturing a victim with a machete until he...

‘They killed us twice’: finding loved ones at last among Syria’s...

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Some families say it is better to know and mourn. Others say finally learning what happened is worse than dying themselves. Hundreds of victims of...

Ugandan lawmaker tortured, blinded – claim

Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine accused police of torturing and blinding an ally, shortly before the lawmaker, detained over coronavirus social distancing rules,...

Egypt urged to investigate torture and mass arrests

The US and other Western countries urged Egypt to investigate alleged killings and torture by security forces and release journalists and others arrested for...

Italy arrests three on suspicion of torture

Italian prosecutors ordered the arrest of three people suspected of torturing migrants in a Libyan detention centre. The men, a 22-year-old Guinean and two...

UN concerned about flawed trials and torture in Egypt

The UN human rights office voiced concern about trials that saw 15 people executed in Egypt this month may have been unfair amid allegations...

Mass rape, killings and torture in South Sudan – UN

UN investigators identified perpetrators of pervasive rape and killings and torture in secret safe houses in South Sudan and believe oil revenues drive much...

Migrants report torture, slavery in Algeria

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Dozens of Africans claim they were sold for labour and trapped in slavery in Algeria in what aid agencies fear may be...

Libyan commander Haftar faces torture allegation

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A lawsuit has been filed in France against Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar alleging torture and barbarism, the plaintiff's French lawyer, Rachel...

Executions, torture and slave markets persist in Libya – UN

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Armed groups execute and torture civilians in Libya in almost complete impunity seven years after the revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, the...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...