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China passes law forcing kids to visit elderly parents

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 16:17

China is moving a step further by perpetuating their citizens to take care of their elderly parents.

Nepalese army officer denies torture charges

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 01:04

A Nepalese army officer has denied two charges of torture allegedly committed during the Himalayan nation`s civil war.

Nepal col facing torture charges in UK pleads for immunity

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 09:00

A Nepalese Army officer accused of committing torture during his country`s civil war in 2005, has pleaded for immunity in a London court.

Six held for torturing Nigerian women into prostitution

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 20:43

Spanish police have busted a ring involved in smuggling of women from Nigeria and forcing them into street prostitution by burning them with irons and using voodoo rituals.

Two youths accuse police of torturing them in Punjab

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 08:29

Two youths residing in Bhalowali village have accused the police of torturing them during questioning in a theft case.

Torture evidence found in Syrian prisons

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 15:54

Rights activists have found torture devices and other evidence of abuse in government prisons in Raqqa, Human Rights Watch said.

DU student tortured for friendship with girl

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 13:09

A Delhi University student was sodomised and had dogs set upon him for his friendship with a girl whose father allegedly got his henchmen to torture him.

British Indian in Dubai torture row

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 18:00

Three Britons, including an Indian-origin man, have been jailed for four years in Dubai for drug offences amid allegations that the trio were tortured by police in custody.

Shift venue from Sri Lanka: HRW to Commonwealth forum

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 13:41

Sri Lanka dismisses all accusations as politically motivated, unfounded and directed by the pro-LTTE Diaspora in the West.

Custodial torture: Trial against Sanjiv Bhatt stayed

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 22:59

The Gujarat High Court Wednesday temporarily stayed the trial against suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a 16-year-old case of custodial torture in Porbandar.

Half of Guantanamo on hunger strike: US official

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 23:11

The hunger strikers are protesting their incarceration without charge or trial at Guantanamo in the 11 years.

Egypt to try Brotherhood members on torture charge

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 23:30

Officials at the chief prosecutor`s office in the northern Egyptian city of Damanhour have referred two local Muslim Brotherhood officials for trial for allegedly kidnapping and torturing three men at the group`s headquarters.