Custodial torture
20 years after it opened, Guantanamo Bay continues to be a symbol of injustice

In these 20 years of operations, only 12 detainees have been charged and just 2 convicted of any crimes by the Military Commissions.

Drivers demand debt relief for crushing taxi permit loans in the US and other stories

Today we look at the protest for debt relief by taxi drivers in New York City, the 19 year long wrongful imprisonment of Ahmed Rabbani by the U.S., and more

Assadullah Gul Gitmo US detention of Afghan man at Guantanamo is illegal, says court

Assadullah Gul has spent 14 years at the Guantanamo detention center without being formally charged and tried. He is one of the 39 remaining detainees and underwent physical and psychological torture

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike Palestinians protest in support of prisoners on hunger strike, demand their immediate release 

The protest was held to bring attention to the deteriorating health condition of six Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Among them are Kayed Fasfous and Miqdad al-Qawasmi who are in a critical state

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike 400 Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike against tighter restrictions in Israeli prisons

The prisoners began their hunger strike due to the tightening of restrictions and punitive measures by Israeli prison authorities in the days following the daring Gilboa prison break in September

Palestinian prisoner hunger strike Palestinian prisoner recaptured by Israel after Gilboa prison break goes on hunger strike

Israeli prison authorities have conducted an internal hearing and sentenced Mohammed Ardah to two weeks in solitary confinement and imposed various kinds of restrictions and punitive limits on him

Thousands protest wage cuts and neoliberal reforms in Uruguay and other stories

Today we look at the general strike against wage cuts in Uruguay, the ITJP report on the custodial torture of Tamil people in Sri Lanka, and more

Nurses in Berlin go on strike for better working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a strike by health workers in Berlin, reports of torture against Palestinian prisoner and Gilboa escapee Zakaria Zubeidi, and more

Iraq prison torture 3 Iraqis die after allegedly being tortured during detention  

The report of these deaths comes just days after a UN report accused Iraqi and Kurdistan regional government officials of torture and ill treatment of detainees on a large scale  

Palestinian man was tortured by Israeli prison authorities before his death, claims family

43-year-old Abdo Yusuf al-Khatib al-Tamimi, a resident of occupied East Jerusalem, was found dead in the notorious Israeli Moskabiya prison on July 23 with several injury marks on his body

Esraa Abdel Fattah among six released in Egypt after months in pre-trial detention

The released detainees still face charges against them including “joining a terrorist group” and “spreading fake news”

US Supreme Court US Supreme Court rejects defense contractor’s appeal for protection in Abu Ghraib torture case 

The employees of defense contractor CACI have been accused by three Iraqi men of torture during their detention in the Abu Ghraib prison from which they were eventually released without charge

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