Daily Archives: 2 October 2013

Libya’s wake-up call on torture and deaths in detention

By Magdalena Mughrabi, Amnesty International’s Libya researcher A new United Nations report on torture and other ill-treatment in Libya should be a wake-up call for the Libyan authorities. It provides details of 11 cases where evidence suggests detainees were tortured … Continue reading

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Tlatelolco and the long shadow of impunity

By Javier Zúñiga, Special Adviser to Amnesty International It was starting to get dark as I was staring into the crowd from an avenue overlooking the square. “The army! The army!” people began to shout from the nearby buildings. Then … Continue reading

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