26.06.2013 - 19:50

Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Central Intelligence Agency embarked on a highly classified program of secret detention and extraordinary rendition of terrorist suspects. The program was designed to place detainee interrogations beyond the reach of law. Suspected terrorists were seized and secretly flown across national borders to be interrogated by...

06.02.2013 - 15:32

The Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment undertook a visit to Tajikistan from 10 to 18 May 2012.   In the past two years, Tajikistan has introduced some encouraging changes in the normative framework, including, in April 2012, a new criminal provision defining torture and providing penalties for it. The broad...

06.02.2013 - 09:51

26.11.2012 - 15:09