Amnesty: Rwandan military intelligence tortured civilians
ByREUTERS
08 October 2012 02:11

KIGALI - Amnesty International on Monday accused Rwandan military intelligence services of engaging in torture, unlawful detention and enforced disappearances of civilians.

The human rights group said in a report members of a Rwandan military intelligence department, known as J2, had tortured civilians with electric shocks, beatings and sensory deprivation to force confessions.

J2 also held civilians in military detention without charge or trial for months on end, Amnesty said.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Woman weeping.
01 March 2014
New Worlds: Tell the whole truth

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 5 - 20
    Beer Sheva
    7 - 20
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 6 - 14
    Jerusalem
    7 - 17
    Haifa
  • 10 - 23
    Elat
    8 - 19
    Tiberias