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Egypt sentences TV producer over torture tapes

Metwalli was arrested in January while the Qatar-based Arabic television channel was collecting material for the feature, including recordings of real torture incidents and reconstructed torture scenes using actors.

Chinese companies export 'tools of torture': Amnesty

BEIJING, Sept 22, 2014 (AFP) - The number of Chinese companies exporting "tools of torture" has surged over the past decade, Amnesty International said Tuesday, with many devices falling into the hands of rights violators worldwide.

‘Ratify UN convention on torture’

KUALA LUMPUR: Civil societies want the Government to show its commitment in addressing an alarmingly high number of deaths in police custody, which they attribute to torture.

Country set to be part of convention against torture next year

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to ratify the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT) by the middle of next year.

North Korea urges UN action over 'inhuman' US torture

North Korea, rattled by UN condemnation of its human rights record, urged the Security Council Wednesday to censure the United States for its use of "inhuman torture" methods.

Seven held over torture of truck driver

JOHOR BARU: A truck driver was allegedly forced to swallow several bullet-like objects during a torture session by seven men. One of them was his boss.

Philippine couple in animal torture videos jailed for life

MANILA, Sept 30, 2014 (AFP) - A Philippine couple have been jailed for life for forcing young scantily-clad women to torture or kill animals for the sexual gratification of online customers, a court official said Tuesday.

People against torture

Even now torture still takes place in many countries around the world. Amnesty International#8217;s campaign coordinator on torture, Rafael Barca, speaks to ALLAN KOAY about the movement#8217;s latest effort to rally people around the world against torture.

Q+A - When is it torture?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama promises never to torture terrorism suspects, and is hailed by human rights groups. Former President George W. Bush said he never did torture, and was vilified. What's the difference?

Torture rife in Kenya, police to blame - studies

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Torture is still meted out with impunity in Kenya, particularly by police, said two studies released on Sunday to mark the U.N. world day for torture.

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