How Gina Haspel destroyed evidence of the CIA's torture program

Rachel Maddow<p>Brennan experience worth less than petty payback for Trump<p>09:16<p>Manafort trial goes to jury with a bumpy conclusion<p>09:16<p>Newspapers to …

Gina Haspel

Letter: McCain a national hero, an honorable man, a true patriot

McCain a national hero, an<br>honorable man, a true patriot<p>Re: “Trump signs defense bill, snubs McCain” (Page A4, Aug. 14):<p>Once again Donald Trump has …

Donald Trump

A torture scandal makes Russia pay attention

Last month, a gruesome torture scandal broke out in Russia — one that finally means the authorities cannot continue to ignore the gravity of the …

Human Rights

Sims 4 Torture House Breaks The Game

Here is a house so bizarre, so broken in its design and execution that when Sims actually try and live in it the game just can’t cope.<p>Made by Aussie …

Swimming Pools

Three cops in court on murder‚ torture claims

Three policemen accused of the torture and murder of Mbongiseni Ndlela are expected to appear in the Greytown Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.


U.S. security aid enables torture in Cameroon

A video showing the Cameroonian military executing women and children by gunshot to the head shocked many Americans, most of whom are unaware of U.S. …


Three policemen arrested on torture‚ murder claims

Three KwaZulu-Natal police officers have been accused of the torture and murder of a 47-year-old man‚ who had been detained for questioning.

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Three cops arrested for torture and murder of KZN man

<b>Three police officers were arrested for the torture and murder of a man in KwaZulu-Natal.</b><p>According to reports, the deceased was with a group of …


The World’s Smallest Mobile Phone Gets Torture Tested

The world’s smallest smartphone is called the Zanco T1, the handset is actually smaller than a AA battery.<p>We have seen a number of smartphones being …

Gear & Gadgets

New memos detail torture overseen by Gina Haspel before she became CIA director

Just one paragraph out of the first session is enough to demonstrate the utter futility of what was going on at the secret base, and the uselessness …

Gina Haspel

Russia must end torture, prosecute prison guards: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia must halt torture of detainees and prosecute the perpetrators, including prison guards caught on video beating an inmate, United Nations human rights investigators said on Friday.<p>The U.N. Committee against Torture, in a rare move, told Russian authorities to report back in …

World News

UN Experts Accuse Russia of Widespread Practice of Torture

A U.N. watchdog committee said Friday that torture is widely practiced throughout Russia and that perpetrators of these crimes are very rarely …

Human Rights

CIA memo describes "catlike" team members in interrogation sessions

Newly declassified cables describing waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation" techniques applied to suspected Al-Qaeda terrorist Abd al-Rahim …


Sexual torture charges against Jefferson County teen dismissed

A charge of sexual torture against a north Jefferson County teen has been dismissed.<p>The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in June announced Nicholas …

Birmingham, AL

Senate releases 5,700 documents from Kavanaugh's time in Bush White House

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, released a trove of documents on Thursday from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's tenure as …

U.S. Politics

Yaroslavl Prison Torture Victim Placed in Solitary Confinement

Makarov's case spurred a series of abuse investigations at correctional facilities.


Supreme Court seeks J-K government's reply on alleged custodial torture of Kathua case witness

Senior counsel Indira Jaising alleged that Hussain was tortured in custody by the police, which implicated him in a false rape case.

India News

Hear Pig Destroyer Loose Grindcore Hell on New Song "The Torture Fields"

Virginia titans' furious new 'Head Cage' single comes paired with kaleidoscopic performance clip


Gauri Lankesh murder case: 2 accused complain of custodial torture

<b>Bengaluru:</b> A Bengaluru court on Monday sent Amit Baddi and Ganesh Miskin, two accused in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, for the medical examination …


This Guy Makes Skiing In August Look a Bit Like Torture

<b>Brad Zeerip loves to ski.</b> A lot. And he always makes it sound really fun. He’s got the positive Canadian vibe flowing deeply from his Canadian veins. …


Report: U.S. Returning ISIS Suspects to Countries That Torture Detainees

The U.S. handed over suspected ISIS detainees in northern Syria to Lebanese Military Intelligence on Thursday, putting them at risk for torture in …

Human Rights

Axed alleged ANC heist man’s co-accused claims police torture

One of the men arrested alongside axed ANC branch secretary Errol Velile Present, in connection with a Soweto cash heist, on Friday took the stand‚ …


Mom fit to stand trial in daughter's torture death

ROMULUS, Mich. — A judge has ruled a Detroit-area woman accused of torturing, burning and killing her 4-year-old daughter is mentally competent to …


Tommy Robinson Unveils His Prison Torture

In this exclusive interview with Ezra Levant, Tommy Robinson shares the torture and torment he underwent in prison. His testimony offers a harrowing …

Tommy Robinson

No Torture Sign on Bodies of Russian Reporters Killed in CAR

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry says there were no signs of torture on the bodies of three Russian journalists killed in the Central African …

Central African Republic

Russian Prison Guards Convicted in Nationwide Crackdown on Torture

A court in the city of Magadan in Russia’s Far East sentenced three correctional officers on Wednesday for ignoring the torture of an inmate by …


Ethiopia:Task of Ethiopia's New Leader - End Torture

Ethiopia's new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, will visit Minneapolis on Monday. Since taking office in April, Abiy has ushered in a new era of reform in …


64th Session Committee Against Torture

Tuesday, 31 July 2018<p>All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)<p>09:00 am<p>Briefing on Logistical Matters for the Intergovernmental Conference to …

UN Security Council

Senior Russian Prison Official Apologizes to Inmate for Torture

Andrei Luybimov / Moskva News Agency<p>A senior Russian prison official has apologized to an inmate whose torture sparked mass outrage this month after …


Mass Statelessness Fears in India: Daily Brief

Plus: Torture in Russia; Torture in Iraq; Torture in Ethiopia; Brazil’s abortion laws are incompatible with its human rights obligations; Kazakhstan …

Human Rights