Category: State-Sponsored Torture

Crimes Against Humanity in Iran

A United Nations (UN) expert has warned that Iran’s authorities have committed violations since protests erupted last year that may amount to crimes against humanity. The protests were sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who was detained by morality police for allegedly wearing her hijab “improperly” and died in custody. The […]

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January 2023, Human Rights Violations Summary Report

Human rights violations have been reported in various parts of the world in the month of January 2023. These violations are a cause of concern for the global community. This article aims to highlight some of the reported significant human rights violations that occurred in January 2023. China: China has been facing criticism for its […]

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First trial over Syrian state-sponsored torture looms in Germany

Germany charged two alleged former Syrian secret service officers with participating in crimes against humanity, paving the way for the first trial worldwide over State-sponsored torture in Syria, a German NGO said on Tuesday. “The first trial worldwide about state torture in Syria is expected to start in Germany in early 2020 – an important […]

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