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Bahrain resumes detainee torture, says rights group

Bahrain had ended the practice a decade ago, but resumed it in 2007, says Human Rights Watch.

February 8, 2010 8:14
 
Abuse, torture, rape – and exile

Abuse, torture, rape – and exile

Critics of the Iranian regime are enduring torture and enforced exile. Trends magazine examines how even old family ties and privilege offer no protection.

January 20, 2010 4:36
 

UAE minister rejects calls to review court’s ruling in Sheikh Issa case

The UAE foreign minister rejected calls from the US government to review the acquittal…

January 12, 2010 4:20
 
Royal ruling to be out soon

Royal ruling to be out soon

Abuse allegations leveled against Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, an Abu Dhabi royal, caught the world’s attention this year. The court is expected to give a verdict in the case in January 2010.

December 22, 2009 2:17
 
Tortured to death

Tortured to death

An “Asian” maid working in Saudi Arabia was tortured and beaten to death by her Saudi employers. They claim she failed to follow their orders, reports Arab News.

August 25, 2009 11:38
 
British politician accuses govt of outsourcing torture to Pakistan

British politician accuses govt of outsourcing torture to Pakistan

Conservative David Davis, a British opposition politician, accused the British government and intelligence agents of 'outsourcing'...

July 8, 2009 1:59