Torture

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Giulio Regeni’s last messages before his death in Egypt counter spy claims
Facebook messages from the Italian student killed in Cairo in 2016 show his concerns about studying in the country

Anthony Harwood

14, Jun, 2021 @8:55 AM

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China’s Uyghurs living in a ‘dystopian hellscape’, says Amnesty report
Widespread internment, torture and rights abuses have been claimed by former detainees as Beijing continues a policy of denial

Sarah Johnson

10, Jun, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Experience: I was an imam at Guantánamo Bay
The official military line was that torture did not happen. As an insider, I knew this was a lie

James Yee

04, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘They tortured me,’ Australian Yang Hengjun says as he awaits verdict after trial in China
Australian writer says he fears hidden cameras captured forced confessions during interrogations

Ben Doherty

30, May, 2021 @11:59 PM

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Ugandan president’s son named in ICC complaint over abductions and abuse
Muhoozi Kainerugaba leads Special Forces Command, an elite military unit blamed for widespread abuses

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

03, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Guantánamo detainee takes on CIA ‘black sites’ in UN human rights case
Palestinian Abu Zubaydah, detained for 19 years without trial, takes US, UK and five other countries before panel

Julian Borger in Washington

30, Apr, 2021 @9:39 PM

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Peers vote to halt plans to limit UK soldiers’ accountability for war crimes
High-profile defeat inflicted on government over five-year deadline proposed in overseas operations bill

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Apr, 2021 @5:24 PM

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From Syria to China, dictators are still getting away with murder | Jonathan Freedland
We can’t rely on the glacial pace of international law to provide justice, says the Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

26, Feb, 2021 @4:50 PM

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How many principles have we scrapped since 9/11? A new Guantánamo film reminds us | Shami Chakrabarti
The Mauritanian tells the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, whose plight has left a stain on ideas of Anglo-American justice, says former shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti

24, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'Hell scared': how a terrified homeless boy found himself locked up alone in the 'hole'
The child’s story: Louie has been in and out of juvenile detention most of his young adult life. He tells of how he’d pretend to be on the phone to family just to stay a few minutes longer out of solitary

Laura Murphy-Oates

17, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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China's treatment of Uighurs amounts to torture, says Dominic Raab
Foreign secretary sets out measures to ensure UK companies cannot profit from forced labour in Xinjiang

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

12, Jan, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Fazel Chegeni wanted 'nothing but peace'. Instead he died alone in Australia's island prison
The fate of the Iranian refugee was entirely predictable to those who knew him. Five years on, the whole terrible truth of his death in immigration detention can finally be told

Ben Doherty

18, Dec, 2020 @7:00 PM

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