Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan calls on the authorities to look into Ali’s allegation of ill treatment at Sungai Buloh prison and to ensure that his lawyers and family members are given regular access.
Eleven people, some of them accused of cross-border smuggling, were allegedly tortured and ill-treated by Border Security Forces (BSF) in the West Bengal Region.
India is a signatory to the Convention against Torture and yet a Bollywood movie is glorifying police brutality and inhuman treatment, reports William Gomes in Salem News.
Amnesty International welcomes the acknowledgement by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono that security forces have committed human rights violations in the region of Papua.
As people in Egypt and around the world speculate about the fate of the Mubarak regime, one thing should be very clear: Omar Suleiman is not the man to bring democracy to the country....