Egypt detains former al-Ahram editor after he called on Sisi to step down | Middle East Eye

Since Sisi, then Egypt’s army chief, took power following Morsi’s removal, rights groups have raised concerns over the government’s crackdown on political opponents. Egypt is estimated to hold some 60,000 political prisoners, many of whom are detained in cramped conditions and subjected to torture.RecommendedTorture and abuse in Egypt’s prisons fuel Islamic State recruitment, rights groupContinua a leggere “Egypt detains former al-Ahram editor after he called on Sisi to step down | Middle East Eye”

Released American says Myanmar military using torture to hunt down opposition leaders – CNN

Myanmar’s military junta is using torture to extract information from detainees on the whereabouts of senior opposition members and activist leaders, according to an American citizen and journalist who was recently released from a Yangon prison. Sorgente: Released American says Myanmar military using torture to hunt down opposition leaders – CNN

Syrian refugees tortured in Lebanon: Amnesty report | Arab Spring: 10 years on News | Al Jazeera

Lebanese military intelligence officers committed violations against Syrian refugees including torture, Amnesty says. Sorgente: Syrian refugees tortured in Lebanon: Amnesty report | Arab Spring: 10 years on News | Al Jazeera

Stop the torture of kids in youth detention – Amnesty International Australia

With new evidence uncovered of the abuse of kids in QLD youth detention centres, now more than ever the Prime Minister must ensure the safety of kids in all youth detention centres. Sorgente: Stop the torture of kids in youth detention – Amnesty International Australia

petizione: Demand an Investigation into the Brutal Murder of My Friend and Classmate Giulio

Giulio Regeni was a 28-year-old PhD student who was brutally tortured and murdered in Egypt. Please sign the petition to demand an independent investigation! (5812 signatures on petition) Sorgente: petizione: Demand an Investigation into the Brutal Murder of My Friend and Classmate Giulio

Dispatches: Playing Politics With Torture in the US | Human Rights Watch

Several of the United States presidential candidates have made statements endorsing the use of so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques,” and yesterday, Donald Trump put his support in writing. Sorgente: Dispatches: Playing Politics With Torture in the US | Human Rights Watch