Η Αστυνομία Aνακάλυψε Mυστικό Δωμάτιο Βασανιστηρίων σε Nοσοκομείο του Πακιστάν
Τα βίντεο που διέρρευσαν δείχνουν πως η κακοποίηση συνέβαινε για τουλάχιστον τρεις μήνες, στο μεγαλύτερο και παλαιότερο δημόσιο νοσοκομείο της Λαχόρης.
«Torture Porn»: Οι Ταινίες Τρόμου Αποτέλεσαν Έκφραση της Βίαιης Ατμόσφαιρας του Κόσμου Μετά την 9/11
Φιλμ, όπως το «Saw» και το «Hostel», μπορεί να παρουσίαζαν άσκοπη βία, αλλά επίσης αντανακλούσαν μια εποχή όπου ο θάνατος και τα βασανιστήρια έμπαιναν στην καθημερινή ζωή.
The World's Most Depressing Museum Is in Iraq, of Course
Most cities have monuments to the past, so it seems appropriate, given the bloody history of Iraqi Kurdistan, that Sulaymaniyah's main tourist attraction is a museum devoted to documenting torture and injustice.
Torture Castle Part 2
Come, kiddies. Take another ride on the Torture Castle. There are beautiful knives, gorgeous fire places, and apes wearing crowns. It's fun, free, and FULL OF DEATH.
Omar Khadr: War Criminal, Child Soldier... or Neither?
Toronto-born Omar Khadr was captured by Americans in Afghanistan in 2002 and was accused of throwing a grenade that killed an American soldier. After eight years in Gitmo, he confessed. Now he's sitting in a federal prison in Edmonton.
The Canadian Government Is Withholding Documents Concerning the Torture of Children
Despite numerous testimonies stating that children who attended St. Anne's residential "Indian" school were sexually abused and sat in an electric chair, the Canadian government refuses to release 7,000 pages of investigative documents that seemingly...
Nazis Were Once Tortured in the Heart of Kensington, London
Today, the London boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea are not places for riffraff tourists like you. It's for sultans, sheikhs, and oligarchs. But did you know it used to be home to a gargantuan torture facility? There the British subjected captured...
This Woman’s Dad Was Tortured and Imprisoned in Bahrain
Maryam Al-Khawaja was in the United States when her phone rang. Back in Bahrain, her native country, a government crackdown on the massive prodemocracy uprising was proceeding at a ferocious pace. The president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights...
I Was Kidnapped by a Bulgarian Human Trafficking Ring
Of the estimated 30 million people trapped in slavery around the world, only about 140,000 of them come from Europe. While that might make some Europeans feel a little better about the continent they're dwelling on (bankrupt and increasingly irrelevant...
I Guess We Need to Say It Again: George W. Bush Was the Worst
The important things he did and didn’t do when he was the most powerful elected official in the world were all pretty much uniformly awful. He had a chance to change the world in a real way and he made in demonstrably worse. Fuck him and his library.
Back Behind Bars with Gaddafi's Would-Be Assassin
Twenty-six years ago, Azeddine Madani would have done anything to escape his cell in Tripoli's notorious Abu Salim prison, but right now he’s wrangling with armed guards in an effort to get back in. We’re here to attend a tribute to Abu Salim’s former...
Joshua Oppenheimer and Indonesia's Murderous Playboys
Director Joshua Oppenheimer traveled to Indonesia for a project that brought him in contact with people who survived the 1965 government massacre of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI), when anywhere between 500,000 and 3 million PKI members were...