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.
A "culture of impunity" has "corrupted not just our system of intelligence, but really, our system of government," whistleblower Edward Snowden says.
"They say he's the Donald Trump of Brazil. Can you believe that? But he likes it," Trump said.
The United Nations completed its review of Russian prisons and concluded "there was reliable information that torture was practiced widely in the country."
Two California teenagers visiting family in Tijuana, Mexico, were physically assaulted and shot dead in an apartment in November 2018.
Bolsonaro had previously said that Brazil's two decades of military dictatorship, which ended in 1985, was a "very good period" and that he is "in favor of torture."
Nils Melzer, the United Nation's special rapporteur on torture, accused the U.S. of leading a process of dismantling human rights.
Obama outlawed "enhanced interrogations" almost a decade ago. But experts said the Army and FBI had fought reforms.
The abuse left some women unable to walk or even stand, while one prisoner, after an especially brutal session, repeatedly tried to kill herself.
In an interview with Newsweek, Lorent Saleh describes his ordeal in prison, what the Trump administration should do to help Venezuela and why the world should no longer ignore one of its worst humanitarian crises.
He will be sentenced in February.
Three days before his scheduled execution, convicted killer Edmund Zagorski convinced Tennessee's Supreme Court to spare him death by lethal injection in favor of the electric chair.
Four people have been arrested and charged with attempted murder.
The 17-year-old, identified only as Khadija, had been kidnapped at knife-point while visiting her mother.