Torture

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Izium: after Russian retreat, horrors of Russian occupation are revealed
As the Ukrainian city’s five-month ordeal ends, the evidence of dead bodies and survivors’ testimonies suggests Izium could be another Bucha

Luke Harding in Izium

17, Sep, 2022 @6:30 PM

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Five key points from the UN report on Xinjiang human rights abuses
Damning report cites human rights violations against Uyghur Muslims in north-west Chinese province

Helen Davidson in Taipei

01, Sep, 2022 @12:44 PM

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British Sikh activist ‘tortured in India after tip-off from UK intelligence’
Lawyers for Jagtar Singh Johal say he was given electric shocks after unlawful arrest in Punjab in 2017

Matthew Weaver

23, Aug, 2022 @1:55 PM

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Taliban presiding over extensive rights abuses in Afghanistan, says UN
Allegations include 160 killings of ex-government officials and security forces, torture and punishments

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

21, Jul, 2022 @9:29 AM

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Ukrainian boy held hostage by Russia tells of cleaning up torture rooms
Vladislav Buryak was kept for 90 days and describes people screaming and a room with bloodstains and soaked bandages

Peter Beaumont in Kyiv

19, Jul, 2022 @12:28 PM

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‘There were plans to poison Julian’: Ithaka, the film charting Assange’s fight for freedom
From his Belmarsh wedding to his skateboarding round Ecuador’s embassy, Ithaka tells the story of the WikiLeaks founder’s extradition battle, through the eyes of his hard-campaigning father

Duncan Campbell

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Where is Liz Truss?’: sister of activist held in Cairo jail urges UK to act
Sanaa Seif says UK government is not standing up for her brother Alaa Abd El Fattah, on hunger strike and facing death

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Jun, 2022 @6:56 PM

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Exiles angry as Queen hosts king of Bahrain
UK is ‘haven for dictators’ says critic after Queen invites ruler who outlawed political opposition in Middle Eastern state to the Royal Windsor horse show

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

15, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Tortured to death: the 14 Cypriot men killed by British in 50s uprising
Book reveals fate of EOKA guerrilla fighters at the hands of the army during the dying days of empire on the Mediterranean island

Mark Townsend

07, May, 2022 @12:26 PM

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The Saudi regime just executed 81 people – so why is Boris Johnson cosying up to it? | Maya Foa
The UK needs to reduce its reliance on Russian oil. But the answer is not a kingdom that has just staged its largest mass execution, says Maya Foa, director of Reprieve

Maya Foa

16, Mar, 2022 @3:04 PM

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UK spies who allegedly passed questions to CIA torturers subject to English law, court rules
Abu Zubaydah, tortured at CIA ‘black sites’ in six different countries, has right to sue UK government

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Mar, 2022 @3:01 PM

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The Guardian view on CIA torture, two decades on: we need the truth | Editorial
Editorial: The systematic brutalisation of detainees was pointless as well as cruel. An honest reckoning is long overdue

Editorial

15, Mar, 2022 @7:02 PM

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