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30 years ago the world adopted the Convention against Torture, a ground-breaking document that became instrumental in the fight for justice. Sir Nigel Rodley remembers some of the key moments that made it become a reality.
Scores of activists in the UAE have been harassed, arrested and in some cases tortured in custody according to a new report by Amnesty International that sheds light on the government's repressive tactics.
The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities reveals the shocking scale of state-sponsored homophobia, Amnesty International said.
The Chinese authorities appear to have intensified the crackdown against mainland activists for peacefully supporting the Hong Kong protests following reports one faces the charge of “inciting subversion”.