ISTANBUL (AP) — Official from United Arab Emirates accused by human rights groups of torture elected as head of Interpol.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean court on Tuesday increased the prison sentence for six former soldiers convicted in one of the most notorious killings by the former military dictatorship — the kidnapping, torture and murder of folk singer Víctor Jara— as well as that of a government official.
PARIS (AP) — Human rights groups and Western lawmakers are warning that Interpol’s powerful network of global police officers could end up under the sway of authoritarian governments, as the world police agency meets in Istanbul this week to elect new leadership.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Two Pakistanis and two Afghan minors have been arrested and charged for detaining fellow migrants in a makeshift camp at North Macedonia’s border with Serbia and torturing them, authorities said Sunday.
The abuse began in Texas with the children being tied to beds with ropes and then hog-tied. When one child was able to wriggle free, the couple began restraining them with chains and padlocks — for up to months at a time.
DAKAR, Senegal — Former Chad dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty Monday of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes dur…
MEXICO CITY — There is strong evidence that Mexican police tortured some of the key suspects arrested in the disappearance of 43 students, acc…
An Oklahoma City woman charged with dressing as a witch and abusing her 7-year-old granddaughter has been ordered to stand trial.
In his first interview in five years, leading Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said he was tortured with an electric baton to his face and spent three years in solitary confinement during his latest period of detention since 2010.