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U.K. Grants Asylum to Ex-Consulate Worker Who Told of Torture in China

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HONG KONG — A former employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong who said he was tortured by the authorities in mainland China last year has been given asylum in Britain. The disappearance last year of the......
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Syrian Doctor Accused of Torture Is Arrested in Germany

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BERLIN — A Syrian doctor living in Germany has been arrested on accusations that he tortured a detainee in a secret military prison in his home country, the latest example of efforts to hold accountable former Syrian officials......
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Torture Can Be Considered in Sentencing Guantánamo Prisoners, Judge Rules

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Colonel Watkins disagreed. “The defense has met their burden in this commission to show, by a preponderance of the evidence,” he wrote, “that this military judge has the inherent authority to grant a remedy in the form of administrative sentencing credit for abusive treatment amounting to illegal pretrial punishment, especially......
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U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BAGHDAD — Hundreds of people were killed and thousands wounded in the antigovernment protests in Iraq last fall and winter that halted political life and immobilized cities from Baghdad to Basra. In addition to that, more than 100......

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