Chance Seneca has been charged over the attack during which Holden White awoke in a bathtub filled with blood and water.
In theory, a prosecutor in Texas could bring charges against a Trump official on behalf of a separated child or parents. It's "a high threshold" but not impossible, said a human-rights expert.
I spent 14 years in Guantanamo. President Obama promised to close the camp, but his administration fought tooth and nail against my release. Will President Biden do the right thing?
Vanessa Tijerina, 42, posted a video on Facebook alleging that a fourth person is still "at large" after three people were arrested.
The victim, a man aged in his 30s, begged for mercy as the teens relentlessly beat him with a wrench and an industrial mixer.
"They don't treat us like immigrants. They treat us like prisoners," one accuser said in a recent report. "I don't know why they force us to go back to a country that is not stable right now. People die every day."
Detectives say the two children, aged 10 and 11, were also starved and abused at their Ohio home.
He told detectives in Inkster, Michigan, that his former friends used a lighter to burn his nipples and forced him to chew a towel soaked in dog urine.
The Kingdom garnered praise for announcing the decree—but it was never published, and it's unclear whether or not it even applies to the thirteen currently on death row for offenses allegedly committed when they were children.
Poland, Lithuania and Romania hosted "black sites" during the War on Terror—but get to watch the hearings on torture at Guantánamo from afar, unscathed, unaccountable and all but unmentionable in the courtroom.
I am a nobody: a taxi driver from Karachi held without charges in Guantanamo Bay, tortured, forever separated from my son. But I hope the two psychologists responsible for what was inflicted on me will stop by my cell. I'll be waiting.
James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen designed the "enhanced interrogration" program used against detainees during the initial stages of the War on Terror.
"I agree with him that terrorists are bad guys— as are the people who conducted barbaric and ineffective acts of torture in the name of Mr. Pompeo's misguided notion of 'Patriotism,'" Scott Z. Burns said in a statement.
In the lead-up to a new movie dramatizing the Senate Torture Report's creation, the report's primary author speaks out on the ongoing dangers of CIA abuses.
"What we are seeing are the humanitarian consequences of the tightening of migration policies," said MSF Mexico General Coordinator Sergio Martín.
16 LGBT activists in Uganda were taken into custody for their own protection only to be arrested and subjected to forced anal examinations.
Hong Kong has experienced its 16th consecutive weekend of protests as activists seek to force the Beijing-backed government to offer further democratic concessions.
More than 1,300 protesters have been arrested since the unrest began, and a new report has shed light on accusations of cruel and unusual punishment of detainees by police.
Donald Eugene Hardyman Jr., 56, is accused of attacking an 11-year-old boy.
Kim Dong Chul was one of three American citizens released from North Korean prisons and returned to the U.S. in 2018.
The nation built on freedom to dissent is trying to break a dissident who rebelled in the name of freedom.
Everyone is susceptible to hysteria when fear runs rampant. And when I read about the U.S. torturing alleged terrorists or asking children to defend themselves in deportation hearings, I think of Salem.
Alexanda Kotey, radicalized in West London, was one of four members of the notorious torture cell, infamous for their brutality and British accents.
El Shafee Elsheikh is one of three remaining members of the group that killed U.S. journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
"But if Liz Cheney is really interested in accountability for serious malfeasance what her daddy did is a war crime and a violation of the Convention Against Torture," Retired Air Force Colonel Morris Davis said.
The Libyan coastguard has enjoyed all kind of support from European governments in exchange for preventing refugees and migrants from reaching European shores - even if such cooperation results in torture.
During torture, church members were reportedly asked to identify where Jehovah's Witnesses meetings took place, as well as the names of leaders and other members.