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Syrian refugees walk as they carry containers at an informal tented settlement in the Bekaa valley

Syrian refugees arbitrarily arrested, tortured in Lebanon - Amnesty

A security agent told one detainee that his "life will end in this place," according to the report.


German court issues guilty verdict in first Syria torture trial

Eyad A.'s lawyers had asked for an acquittal, saying he had carried out the arrests in and around Damascus under duress by his superiors.


Biden launches review, aims to close Guantanamo before leaving office

Trump kept the prison open during his four years in the White House. Now, 40 prisoners remain, most held for nearly two decades without being charged or tried.

Amiram Ben Uliel, the suspect in the Duma arson murder in July 2015 where three members of the Dawab

Condoning Israel's use of torture in the Duma arson case - opinion

Except for Israel (as a result of the court’s decision), no civilized country permits torture only to extract a confession and where the accused poses no danger.


Belarus opposition asks European prosecutors to probe torture accusations

Belarus has been rocked by months of anti-government protests after veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko claimed victory in an Aug. 9 presidential election.

File photo: Divorce.

Screenplay in works about rabbi who tortured men to get religious divorces

Brodesser-Akner, The New York Times journalist and author of the best-selling novel “Fleishman Is In Trouble,” said the subject matter “is extremely close to my heart.”


Israeli allegedly tortured by Belarus police, accused of being a spy

Alexander Forman and his family traveled to Belarus to seek for any information they could find on relatives who they knew were murdered in Minsk during the Holocaust.

German court opens first Syria torture trial

A former intelligence officer who applied for asylum in Germany six years ago after leaving Syria, is charged with 58 murders in a Damascus prison, where at least 4,000 activists were tortured.

Actors demonstrate the Israeli Shin Bet torture method known as "Banana b'kiseh"

Palestinian who almost died in interrogation ‘not necessarily tortured’

State Attorney Shai Nitzan was asked about under staffing and insufficient funds provided to the Justice Ministry’s special unit, for probing complaints of alleged torture of detainees.

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