|Frances Diana Roullo |||Jan 06, 2017 08:15 AM EST|
Cook Country prosecutors in Chicago, Illinois filed hate-crime charges against four African-American suspects who kidnapped an 18-year-old white man with special needs.
|Desiree Sison |||Nov 12, 2015 07:31 AM EST|
A human rights watchdog is challenging China to reveal its torture cases and methods and its promise to curb wrongful convictions at a key United Nations torture review which will be held in Geneva from November 17-18.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Feb 16, 2015 09:00 AM EST|
As part of the ongoing anti-graft and wide-scale government reform initiated by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2012, interrogation by local police of suspects would now be required to be videotaped.
|Staff Reporter |||Dec 15, 2014 05:45 AM EST|
Vice President Dick Cheney stuck to his guns in defending the CIA's interrogation techniques on detainees following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Sunday, saying, "I would do it again in a minute."
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Dec 13, 2014 06:39 AM EST|
Sen. Diane Feinstein, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, pointed on Friday to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Physicians for Human Rights to debunk the claim by ex-CIA Director Michael Hayden that rectal hydration done on 9/11 suspects was a medical procedure and not a form of torture.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Dec 11, 2014 10:13 PM EST|
Central Intelligence Agencey (CIA) Director John Brennan defended the agency on Thursday amid strong criticism it received after the Senate issued its report on the agency's use of torture during the George W. Bush years.
|Kat De Guzman |||Nov 19, 2014 12:09 AM EST|
The United Nations (UN) panel on Tuesday voted to address North Korea's crimes against humanity by backing the push of more than 100 countries to send Kim Jong Un to the International Criminal Court.
|Dan Weisman |||Nov 14, 2014 09:32 AM EST|
U.S. officials told a United Nations panel Wednesday that the U.S. had tortured individuals under the Bush Administration following the Sept. 11 attacks, but was no longer doing so.
|Kat De Guzman |||Nov 05, 2014 01:35 AM EST|
The Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant (ISIL) militants, also known as Daesh, reportedly abused and tortured the Kurdish children they have captured earlier this year from the Syrian town of Kobani.
|David Perry |||Nov 02, 2014 07:59 PM EST|
Enraged over the alleged rape of his 14-year-old daughter, a man in Delhi, India, confessed to inviting the perpetrator to dinner for the sole purpose of torturing him to death.
|Mitch de Leon |||Sep 17, 2014 10:45 PM EDT|
A woman convicted for the death of her girlfriend's nine-year-old son was executed on Wednesday evening via lethal injection.
|Lemuel Cacho |||May 13, 2014 07:50 PM EDT|
A recent poll conducted by human rights organization Amnesty International showed on Tuesday that nearly half of the people around the world fear becoming a torture victim if arrested.
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