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[From the web] Trauma of torture victims should not be overlooked amid migration challenges, UN experts remind States -OHCHR

Trauma of torture victims should not be overlooked amid migration challenges, UN experts remind States

Call comes for UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26 June… 432 more words

Human Rights

The Masseuse's Torture Chamber

I don’t get massages often. I have trouble justifying paying an exorbitant amount of money for what sometimes turns out to be nothing more than a glorified back rub. 380 more words

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Report Of Torture In Manipur 2014-2015 

CORE / H2H *

A report prepared by the Centre for Organisation Research and Education (CORE) on the practice and incidents of torture in Manipur documented by the organisation’s autonomous humanitarian action service for victims of torture, the Human to Humane Transcultural Centre for Torture and Trauma Victims (H2H). 279 more words

Human Rights

Amnesty slams India on AFSPA; wants spl. rapporteur for probe on disappearances

  • MEHBOOB JEELANI

The Hindu

File photo of students seeking the repeal of AFSPA from Jammu and Kashmir and Northeast, in Srinagar. Photo: Nissar Ahmad

A detailed fact-finding report on the effects of Armed Forces Special Powers Act portrays a disturbing picture of Indian Army.

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Human Rights

An emotional second day: hearing on Americans detained in Iran before the House Foreign Affairs Committee

By Zahava Moerdler

On June 2, 2015, my second day as an intern on Capitol Hill, I attended an incredibly powerful and emotional hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. 1,150 more words

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