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A report from the UN's Committee Against Torture criticized the use of secret detention facilities by China's justice system and condemned the Chinese government’s apparent acceptance of clinics that offer “gay conversion therapy.”
Tiger Chairs, Electric Batons, and Chili Oil: Report Finds Chinese Police Are Still Torturing Suspects
A report has documented suspects being deprived of sleep, hung from the ceiling, beaten by hammers, and tortured with electric batons until they agree to confess.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture said that conditions at offshore detention centers were cruel and unlawful, and that a proposed migration law would violate torture conventions.
Leslie McSpadden is taking her son’s case — and that of other victims of racial profiling and police violence — straight to the UN Committee Against Torture.