U.K. Spies Said to Be Complicit in U.S. Torture of Terrorism Suspects

U.Ok. Spies Said to Be Complicit in U.S. Torture of Terrorism Suspects

LONDON — Britain’s intelligence companies tolerated and abetted “inexcusable” abuse of terrorism suspects by their American counterparts, in accordance with a report launched by Parliament on Thursday that provides a wide-ranging official condemnation of British conduct within the years after the Sept. 11, 2001, assaults. Many instances described by Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee concerned […]

China is sending its ethnic minorities to torture camps to be brainwashed out of Islam

China is sending its ethnic minorities to torture camps to be brainwashed out of Islam

During the Cultural Revolution, tens of millions of dissidents (and people suspected of dissidence) had been despatched to “re-education camps” the place torture and slave labor had been augmented by marathon “self-criticism” classes the place prisoners must have interaction in extended recitations and disavowals of their heresies. The apply has been revived for […]

Opinion

Opinion

This is a part of Offsides, a publication on the broader points and hidden tales across the World Cup. You can sign up here to obtain it in your inbox. In the primary spherical of the World Cup, there’s a phenomenon known as “the Group of Death,” which refers to a grouping of 4 groups […]

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Opinion

MOSCOW — Have you loved the primary week of the 2018 World Cup? Good. Some of the video games have definitely been very thrilling! Now learn the phrases of Dmitry Pchelintsev as they appeared in MediaZona, a small unbiased on-line publication centered on police brutality and the jail system in Russia: “The man in surgical […]

A painful device to punish hat thieves

A painful machine to punish hat thieves

In 1911, inventor Frank P. Snow invented this “hat guard” to inflict a painful punishment on any creep with the gall to steal a chapeau belonging to a different gentleman. From Weird Universe: A thief may take the hat, but when he tried to place it on, a “guarding prong” […]

London to go ‘full mediaeval’ on moped gangsNewsBiscuit

The drawback of moped gangs ought to quickly disappear after fed-up Londoners booted out the ineffectual Cressida Dick and voted to ‘go mediaeval on their sorry arses’. Family gibbet-making companies, who haven’t recorded a sale since 1834, have reacted with glee. Public shares are being dusted off, gallows are being unexpectedly erected, and iron maidens […]

Opinion

Opinion

My personal view is that the precedence for now ought to be the nuclear weapons subject and that we shouldn’t make enhancements in human rights a situation of these talks for worry of inflicting them to break down. But I additionally imagine that Trump can and may clarify to Kim that his regime won’t ever […]

Tunisia Truth Commission Brings One Court Case in Four Years

Tunisia Truth Commission Brings One Court Case in Four Years

His mom needed to wait 25 years for a dying certificates, and she or he has by no means obtained his physique. Fourteen folks — together with a former president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, a former inside minister, Abdallah Kallel, and several other police chiefs — have been charged together with his compelled disappearance, torture […]

Mexican Court Orders New Inquiry Into Disappearance of 43 Students

Mexican Court Orders New Inquiry Into Disappearance of 43 Students

After 4 years of clinging to a model of occasions that few shared, the federal government was ordered to scrap its whole case and begin over, however this time with a assure that the victims’ family members and human rights advocates can direct the strains of inquiry. The disappearance of the scholars at a rural […]