In Uruguay, 26 face trial over juvenile detention center `torture`

Twenty-six people affiliated with a Uruguay juvenile detention center will be tried for involvement in alleged "torture" against four youths, after video of a prison beating sparked public outrage.

Woman alleges torture for refusing to be intimate with controversial godman Sarathi Baba

A newly-married woman on Tuesday alleged that she was being tortured by her husband as she denied to get 'close' to self-styled godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul, who is currently in jail in connection with his alleged sexual escapades.

Woman alleges torture for refusing to be intimate with self-styled godman Sarathi Baba

A newly-married woman today alleged that she was being tortured by her husband as she denied to get 'close' to self-styled godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul, who is currently in jail in connection with his alleged sexual escapades.

Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico

Five bodies with their hands bound and some with apparent signs of torture were found in a home in Mexico City, police said today.

Man arrested for torturing minors to cook dog meat in Uttar Pradesh

An eatery owner in Uttar Pradesh`s Greater Noida city has been arrested for torturing three minors and forcing them to cook dog meat, police said on Friday.

Bihar Police officers sent to jail for torture

Three Bihar Police officers have been sent to jail for torturing a youth after their bail plea was rejected, police said on Wednesday.

US psychology agency colluded with govt `torture` program: Report

The US`s top psychology association colluded with the Pentagon and the CIA to devise ethical guidelines to support interrogation techniques used after the September 11 attacks that have since been labeled as torture, a report said Friday.

Girl tortured by father, stepmother rescued in Hyderabad

 The injuries and scars all over her body bear testimony to the cruel torture she was subjected to by her father and stepmother for over a year.

Girl tortured by father, stepmother in Hyderabad

 A 19-year-old girl was allegedly tortured by her father and stepmother for several months here, police said on Wednesday.

Maoists allege torture by police while questioning

 Maoists, who were arrested two months ago from the city outskirts, on Thursday alleged that they were being tortured by Kerala police while in their custody and wanted to confess certain things, by threatening of dire consequences.

Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation

The United States is ignoring a request from Poland to hand over the full version of a Senate report that could shed light on allegations the CIA abused al Qaeda suspects at a secret prison in the north of the country, according to Polish prosecutors.

MLA Somnath Bharti's wife approach police, undergoes medical examination

Wife of former Delhi Law Minister and AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, Lipika on Thursday filed a police complaint against him accusing him of "domestic violence" and "torture".

Last chance for Taiwan death row inmate after torture claims

Taiwan`s longest-serving death row prisoner, who says he confessed after being tortured, could be given a last chance of freedom in a case that has sparked criticism from rights groups.

DNA: Captain Saurabh Kalia's torture at the hands of Pakistani Army

Parents of Kargil martyr Saurabh Kalia on Monday thanked the Centre for indicating that it could approach the International Court of Justice against his brutal torture by Pakistan but said they will believe its assurances only if these are backed by concrete action.

DNA: Govt tests Maggi noodle samples from all states

Maggi brand ambassadors including Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit were Monday warned of action by the Central Government if the advertisements for the noodles were found to be misleading.
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Captain Saurabh Kalia case: Centre's stand to not approach ICJ is 'disgraceful', says Congress

The Congress party on Monday criticised the stand taken by the NDA Government at the Centre to not approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) with respected to the alleged torture and killing of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistani forces, terming it a 'disgrace' to soldiers sacrificing their lives for the nation.

Torture, abuse of suspects widespread in China: NGO

Chinese police carry out "appalling" torture of criminal suspects, campaigners said Wednesday, as they released a report detailing Beijing`s failure to combat abusive interrogations.

Egypt jails 14 policemen, doctor for torture deaths

Egypt`s top court on Sunday sentenced 14 policemen and a doctor to jail terms for torturing two prisoners to death in 2006, a judicial official said.

Two girls allege misbehaviour and torture by Delhi police

Two girls have alleged misbehaviour and torture by Sub inspector, Rajveer of Delhi police.

Exhibition showcases torture by Pakistani army during 1971 war

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.