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Latest Reports

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...

September 4, 2014

Anyone arrested in Mexico is potentially at risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Torture and other ill-treatment are frequently used as investigative tools to get "information" and "confessions" from suspe...

June 23, 2014

Amnesty International calls for the full report to be declassified as a matter of priority –with redactions only where strictly necessary– and any information that pertains to human rights violations, including crimes under international law, publ...

April 1, 2014

International law strictly prohibits the use of torture and other ill-treatment, and stipulates that governments are responsible for investigating torture allegations, bringing criminal proceedings in torture cases and compensating the victims....