Torture in 2014: 30 years of broken promises
Thirty years after the ground-breaking UN Convention Against Torture was adopted, more than a hundred states continue to torture. This briefing provides an overview of the use of torture in the world today. It looks at when and why torture is inflicted and at the most common methods used. It shows why government denials that torture occurs ring hollow and why Amnesty International’s global campaign to Stop Torture is still so urgently needed in 2014.
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- Morocco: Letter from Amnesty International to the Government of Morocco, 03 July 2020, in English
- Cambodia: Arbitrary detention related to drug policies in Cambodia: Joint submission by Amnesty International and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), June 2020
- Somalia: Authorities must immediately release journalist Mohamed Abdiwahab Nur (Abuja)