Allegations of ill-treatment of prisoners in Russian prisons are not new but Yevgeny Makarov's torture case has brought them to limelight again.
The prisoner allegedly beaten by guards, which sparked an outcry and a criminal investigation, has been released by Russian authorities.
“We have stronger evidence than we had for any past conflicts, any past tribunals.”
The three film students are believed to have been mistaken for gang members
Khaled El-Masri, a German of Lebanese origin, was wrongly kidnapped and handed to the CIA in 2004 as part of its rendition and torture programme.
One of the lawyers for the Turpins, who face 38 charges of abuse, torture and false imprisonment against their 13 children, has said the couple will be tried in court, not the media. Bail for the parents has been set at $12 million in a case that has provoked revulsion around the world.
The 13 California siblings are being treated after the ordeal that could leave them scarred for years.
Police charge two parents in California after 13 siblings, some shackled to beds, are found at the family's home in the city of Perris.
Syrian torture survivors and human rights activists speak out about their quest for justice.
Nadim Houry is director of Human Rights Watch’s terrorism and counter-terrorism programme.
Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie speaks with Syrian victims of torture who are seeking justice in Germany.
Three prisons in Goias state are under investigation after shocking videos emerged of guards torturing inmates.
Human Rights Watch says it has documented several cases of torture and enforced disappearances during the past year in Turkey.
An Iranian woman living in Norway for the last eight years and who was whipped 80 times in Iran this week after deportation in March is taking the Norwegian Immigration Ministry to court.
Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into the torture of prisoners in Cameroon.
Amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela, apparent claims of torture have been made by the jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez
All the fun of the fair is a far cry for a young man who has seen hell on earth.
Syrian torture survivor Omar Alshogre arrived in Sweden during the
The UN's OHCHR hears of 'torture, executions and unfair trials' in Syria, while a separate UN commission accuses the Syrian Air Force of war crimes.
The husband of a Turkish woman kidnapped in Saudi Arabia 27 years ago has pleaded for her to give up her new life and return home.
Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook
Four persons of interest in Chicago are questioned by police after a Facebook Live video showed a brutal attack against a bound and gagged teen
At least four officers have been detained by over footage that appears to show police beating members of the Rohingya Muslim minority
The Egyptian Secret Services have once again been implicated in the suspicious death of Cambridge student Giulio Regeni, whose mutilated body was found in February on the outskirts of…
Almost three quarters of victims of human trafficking worldwide are female.
Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin claims he is being beaten, repeatedly tortured and threatened with rape and murder in Karelia penal colony in the northwest of the…