On the night of July 15, 2016, elements of the Turkish military staged an attempt to overthrow the democratically elected government. According to official figures, at least 241 citizens and security personnel were killed, and…
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…
I have no hope of getting justice in this crooked system.
—Umar Daraz, Karachi, January 2016
How do you expect us to recover stolen items from hardened criminals? Do you think they will agree if we say, ‘Be nice to us and return…
“We Can Torture, Kill, or Keep You for Years”
Enforced Disappearances by Pakistan Security Forces in Balochistan
Map of Balochistan
Background: Conflict and Abuses in…
Detained Without Trial
Abuse of Internal Security Act Detainees in Malaysia
Abuse and Ill-Treatment of ISA Detainees in Kamunting Detention Center
The December 2004
Government efforts to Islamicize Pakistan's civil and criminal law, which began in earnest in the early 1980s, have dangerously undermined fundamental rights of freedom of religion and expression, and have led to serious abuses against the country's…