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Zero Dark Thirty – not over for Afghan Detainees

According to a report released this week by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), despite domestic and international efforts to address ill-treatement, torture remains a “serious concern” in numerous facilities across Afghanistan. From…

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Death Penalty as a form of Torture

The Committee Against Torture is a United Nations body composed of 10 independent experts that is tasked with preventing torture and monitoring actions by States party to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman…