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Torture

MediaMIDDLE EASTSyriaVideo

“If The Dead Could Speak” reveals some of the human stories behind the more than 28,000 photos of deaths in government custody that were smuggled out of Syria and first came to public attention in January 2014.

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EUROPEMediaMuslim PrisonersUKVideo

Shaker Aamer was the last British resident of Guantanamo Bay. Speaking to the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, he describes what it was like to be held without trial for nearly 14 years.

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EgyptMIDDLE EASTMuslim Prisoners

A letter written by a detainee in one of Egypt’s notorious detention centres in Fayoum and smuggled out of an underground cell has provided detailed information on 12 torture tactics used by Egyptian national security guards.

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MediaMIDDLE EASTSyriaVideo

One of Bashar’s soldiers torturing an elderly couple. Video contains disturbing images!

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Muslim PrisonersNORTH AMERICAUS

Leading group of psychologists faces a reckoning following repeated denials that its members were complicit in Bush administration-era torture.

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Muslim PrisonersNORTH AMERICAUS

This article was adapted from the essay “Nourishing Resistance: Tariq Ba Odah’s 8-Year Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay” by Omar Farah, which appears in Obama’s Guantanamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison, edited by Jonathan Hafetz, to be published in June 2016 by NYU Press © 2016. Tariq Ba Odah would

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EUROPEMuslim PrisonersUK

Shaker Aamer, the last British resident detained at Guantanamo Bay, has spoken out about his treatment at detention centers in the US and Afghanistan, claiming he was tortured in the presence of British soldiers and MI5 agents.

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Muslim PrisonersNORTH AMERICAUS

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used a wider array of sexual abuse and other forms of torture than was disclosed in a Senate report last year, according to a Guantanamo Bay detainee turned government cooperating witness.

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AmericaDOCUMENTARIESMuslim Prisoners

The dramatic story of the fight over the CIA’s controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Based on recently declassified documents and interviews with key political leaders and CIA insiders, the film investigates what the CIA did and whether it worked.

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MIDDLE EASTSyria

Zaman al-Wasl have published leaked pictures of detainees who were tortured to death in detention centres of the Assad regime.

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