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.
"Between us, we have spent close to 90 years imprisoned without charge or trial," the letter says.
Audio from a 911 call played in court revealed harrowing details of alleged abuse, including children being chained to beds.
A man and his pregnant wife were abducted in Thailand and sent to Libya to be imprisoned and tortured.
The former Trump campaign adviser has been a target for the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Gina Haspel has been accused of being involved in controversial interrogation methods.
President Donald Trump's CIA appointment has spurred a feud between Meghan McCain and Liz Cheney over the appointee's previous involvement in torture tactics.