Because of the state of emergency, nobody will care if I kill you. I will just say I shot you while you tried to run away.
-Police officer to a detainee, overheard by family members of another detainee…
In Turkey, many
hundreds of people currently face prosecution, or are serving substantial
sentences for terrorism convictions. Their “crime” was to engage in
peaceful protest, or to throw stones or burn…
"Why Am I Still Here?"
The 2007 Horn of Africa Renditions and the Fate of Those
Map of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia
To the Ethiopian Government
To the Kenyan Government
To the US Government
To the Somali Government…
Tens of thousands of ethnic Somali civilians living in
eastern Ethiopia's SomaliRegionalState are experiencing
serious abuses and a looming humanitarian crisis in the context of a
little-known conflict between the…
Diplomatic Assurances No Safeguard against Torture
TABLE OF CASES
DIPLOMATIC ASSURANCES AND THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM...
U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture
U.N. Human Rights Committee
U.N. Committee against Torture