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Latest Reports

December 2, 2014

A pervasive culture of impunity is allowing torture by police to go unchecked in the Philippines. Despite the country’s ratification of the two key international anti-torture treaties, methods such as electrocution, mock executions, waterboarding,...

September 23, 2014

This report focuses on China's growing manufacture, sale and trade of a wide range of law enforcement equipment. Of particular concern is equipment known as "tools of torture", intrinsically abusive devices such as electric shock stun batons and n...

September 18, 2014

Torture is a routine occurrence in Nigeria, largely to extract "confessions" or as punishment for alleged crimes. Hundreds of suspects in police and military custody across the country are being subjected to a range of physical and psychological t...