Pictures of mounds of rotten human bodies in the villages, thousands of refugees entering into Indian bordering states in from now Bangladesh in 1971 will showcase the barbaric torture perpetrated by the Pakistani army on lakhs of people during a three-day exhibition here.
A UN Special Rapporteur on torture has accused India of being "unresponsive" to his requests to visit the country, a claim rejected by India which said it had extended a standing invitation to UN experts to visit India on a mutually convenient time.
Afghan authorities tortured or mistreated more than a third of nearly 800 suspected Taliban-linked detainees who human rights investigators were able to interview, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed `Prime Evil` for his role in the torture and murder of scores of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, was granted parole on Friday after more than 20 years in prison.
A BJP supporter, who was allegedly tortured by police at her residence in Birbhum district last week, on Wednesday threatened to launch a protest outside the district SP office if accused persons were not arrested soon.
Strongly condemning the alleged torture of a housewife by police in West Bengal`s Birbhum district, the BJP, Congress and the CPI-M Monday slammed the Mamata Banerjee government and demanded action against the police officials.
CIA inspector general David Buckley, who investigated a dispute between the agency and Congress over the handling of records of the CIA`s detention and interrogation activities, is resigning effective January 31, the CIA said on Monday.
Prime Minister Victor Ponta said Romania will make public any details it has about the secret CIA detention centres it allegedly hosted, although his government has already said it has "no proof" of such prisons.
Romania is "ready to clear up" allegations that the country hosted secret CIA detention centres, the foreign ministry said Tuesday -- though it stressed that Bucharest had "no proof" such prisons existed.
Washington: About half of Americans believe that the CIA was justified in its harsh interrogation methods of "war on terror" detainees, a poll found Monday, days after a damning US report revealed harrowing details of torture.
When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.