Here's Why People in Hong Kong Are Terrified of Being Extradited to China
Forced disappearances and reports of torture mark President Xi Jinping's justice record.
How 'Torture Porn' Horror Movies Captured the Atmosphere of a Post-9/11 World
Films like 'Saw' and 'Hostel' may have felt like gratuitous gore, but they also reflected an era in which death and torture was entering everyday life.
Trial Begins for Canadian Horror Writer Accused of Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend
A prosecutor accused Blake Leibel of following the storyline of one of his graphic novels in carrying out the heinous crime.
I was 21, Framed and Tortured in a Lebanese Prison
When police found my mate's insulin and needles they assumed we were junkies. Then the nightmare began.
Inside the Repulsive World of 'Hurtcore', the Worst Crimes Imaginable
Today, Matthew Falder – Cambridge academic and producer of "hurtcore" materials – was jailed for 32 years.
How Do You Know if Your Neighbors Are Torturing Their Kids?
After 13 siblings were found badly malnourished and shackled to their beds in California, it's worth thinking about what to watch out for—and how to help.
Lauren Lee White
I Served 26 Years for Murder Even Though the Killer Confessed
His lawyers wouldn't tell anyone because of attorney-client privilege. Meanwhile, I kept a homemade metal shank with me at all times.
Alton Logan with Berl Falbaum
Five Canadian Farm Workers Fired After Horrific Video Shows Chickens Being Tortured
The BC farm is being investigated after the undercover footage was posted by an animal rights group.
WAR ON TERROR
The Horrifying True Story of a CIA Waterboarding Victim
Despite being tortured and in CIA custody for over a decade, Abu Zubaydah has still not been charged with a crime.
How the Man Who Committed One of Canada’s Most Gruesome Murders Was Caught
How and why Douglas Garland murdered and tortured a former business partner, his wife and their five-year-old grandson.
Refugees Listen to and Rank the CIA's Torture Songs
What's so unsettling about the Bee Gees and the theme from 'Barney?' My Iraqi and Afghan friends tried to find out.
[Premiere] An Intense Interrogation Journeys to the Heart of Human Emotion in This Short Film
An interrogation scene becomes an immersive and intense portrayal of human emotions in short film 'Böisé,' directed by Nicolas Cambier.