Laxaro

View the latest news and breaking news today

russian activist says he was tortured by fsb to retract previous torture claims - Search

russian activist says he was tortured by fsb to retract previous torture claims Searched from official sources arount the web with simple content and resource link From any languages in different countries.



russian activist says he was tortured by fsb to retract previous torture claims




a russian anti-fascist activist accused of planning terrorist attacks has said that he was tortured in custody by security forces who demanded he retract previous torture allegations.dmitry pchelintsev, 25, is one of several anti-fascists who were detained in the cities of penza and st. petersburg a...



russian activist flees to finland after accusing fsb of torture




a russian antifascist activist has fled to finland after accusing the federal security service (fsb) of torturing him, his lawyer said. ilya kapustin was one of several st. petersburg-based activists who have been kidnapped or tortured by security forces this year, russia’s liberal opposition yab...



protesting torture, inmate asks putin to revoke his citizenship




an inmate at a russian prison has appealed to russian president vladimir putin to strip him of his citizenship in protest against torture allegedly carried out at the detention facility, the “pravozashitniki urala” human rights group said on tuesday.zakhar gritsak, an inmate in a prison in the s...



russian opposition party warns of political repression and torture ahead of elec




a russian opposition party, whose candidate is challenging vladimir putin in the presidential elections next month, has warned of a spike in political repressions and torture in st. petersburg, the country’s second-largest city.in an online statement issued monday, the yabloko party warne...



chechnya initiated brutal crackdown on drugs last year, investigation says




authorities in chechnya reportedly launched a brutal crackdown against drug suspects last august on the orders of the region’s leader ramzan kadyrov. allegations of torture in the north caucasus republic surfaced early last year when an investigative newspaper reported that more than 100 gay men ...



chechnya initiated brutal crackdown on drugs last year, investigation says




authorities in chechnya reportedly launched a brutal crackdown against drug suspects last august on the orders of the region’s leader ramzan kadyrov. allegations of torture in the north caucasus republic surfaced early last year when an investigative newspaper reported that more than 100 gay men ...



presstv-russia frees top opposition activist




russia has ordered the release of ildar dadin, the only opposition activist convicted under a controversial 2014 law against public protests.dadin was released from a prison in the remote altai region in southern siberia on sunday, five days after russia’s supreme court cited procedural violatio...



presstv-bahraini rights groups slam torture by nsa




three bahraini human rights groups have slammed the persian gulf monarchy’s national security agency (nsa) for its systematic use of torture against all citizens, including activists and human rights defenders.the persian gulf institute for democracy and human rights, the bahrain forum for human r...



presstv-us continues torture in guantanamo: un




an inmate at the us detention facility at guantanamo bay is still being tortured, the un special rapporteur on torture nils melzer said in a statement on wednesday.former president barack obama ended the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" via executive order in january 2009, but melzer said ...



former russian prison official put behind bars for torture




the former deputy head of a labor colony in the central russian city yekaterinburg has been sentenced to six and a half years behind bars for torturing inmates.the case against mikhail belousov was opened in february last year after the local news site 66.ru published a video of prisoners being tort...



former russian prison official put behind bars for torture




the former deputy head of a labor colony in the central russian city yekaterinburg has been sentenced to 6 and a half years behind bars for torturing inmates.the case against mikhail belousov was opened in february last year after the local news site 66.ru published a video of prisoners being tortur...



presstv-bahraini activist dies after torture at jail




a bahraini political activist has succumbed to injuries he had sustained under torture during imprisonment, amid growing international condemnation of the manama regime’s crackdown on dissent in the sheikhdom. according to arabic-language lua lua tv network, hussein mohamed habib was buried in a...



fsb officials say electrocuting detained activist was ‘professional necessity’




security officials in st. petersburg have reportedly admitted to mistreating an anti-fascist activist in detention saying it was a necessary part of doing their jobs.viktor filinkov accused federal security service (fsb) officers of torture after being detained on suspicion of plotting to overthrow ...



torture in sisi’s egypt ‘systematic practice’




human rights watch (hrw) says egyptian president abdel fattah el-sisi has permitted “systematic” torture in detention centers, a practice likely amounting to a crime against humanity.in a 63-page report released on wednesday, the new york-based rights group said the interior ministry had develop...



man tied to tree and tortured in queensland bush, police




two men will face a queensland court, accused of torturing and assaulting a man who was left tied to a tree in the gold coast hinterland.police say the 24-year-old victim was held against his will, tortured and assaulted by a group of men on tuesday night but managed to free himself and flag a passi...



no obvious signs of torture on american otto warmbier held by north korea: coron




otto warmbier, the american student who died days after being released from north korea in a coma, displayed no obvious signs of torture despite assertions by his parents and president donald trump, an ohio medical examiner said wednesday. the coroner said the 22-year-old, who had been sentenced to ...



no obvious signs of torture on american otto warmbier held by north korea: coron




otto warmbier, the american student who died days after being released from north korea in a coma, displayed no obvious signs of torture despite assertions by his parents and president donald trump, an ohio medical examiner said wednesday. the coroner said the 22-year-old, who had been sentenced to ...



hundreds protest at russian embassy over - gay concentration camps' in chechnya




the reported torture and murder of gay men in chechnya was answered with hundreds of protesters outside the russian embassy in london. hundreds protesting against the imprisonment and torture of gays in chechnya outside russian embassy in london pic.twitter.com/8ybuwbvbvi up to 100 men are said to b...



wrongly imprisoned russian activist gets a ‘we're sorry’ letter from his old war




russian activist ildar dadin received an official apology on friday, after being wrongly imprisoned for more than two years.the letter, which was published on twitter by dadin's wife, anastasia zotova, bears the signature of the head of prison colony no. 5 in russia's remote altai region, who apolog...



presstv-former qatari detainee ‘was tortured in us jail’




a former qatari detainee, accused by the us government of being involved in the planning of the september 11 attacks in 2001, says he had been tortured and abused during 13 years of incarceration on american soil.speaking for the first time after his release three years ago, ali al-marri said his f...



'i’m not going anywhere until torture ends': russian activist speaks out




in december 2015, ildar dadin became the first person in russia to be convicted under article 212.1 — a controversial 2014 law that makes repeated violations of the country’s strict anti-protest legislation a criminal offense. he was sentenced to two and a half years for taking part in anti-gove...



presstv-tortured activist loses memory in saudi jail




bahraini sources say an activist, who had been deported recently to saudi arabia, has lost his memory after he was subjected to torture in the kingdom’s prisons.the family of ahmed attia reported that his health has deteriorated since his deportation to saudi arabia, adding that he lost his memory...



mccain’s absence at gina haspel’s cia confirmation hearing was a game-changer




gina haspel was on capitol hill on wednesday facing questions from senators in her quest to become head of the cia. on wednesday’s gist, mike pesca spoke with tim weiner, author of legacy of ashes: the history of the cia, about the hearings. they discussed how haspel dodged several questions about...



presstv-bahrain activist gets 5-year sentence for insulting saudi arabia




bahrain has sentenced prominent rights activist nabeel rajab to five years for criticizing use of torture in kingdom’s prisons as well as the saudi bombing of yemen. the ruling has once again drawn attention to bahrain’s poor rights record.



russian activist ildar dadin detained again in moscow




russian activist ildar dadin has been detained at a demonstration in moscow just weeks after being released from prison on charges of illegal protesting.dadin was detained friday morning during a one-man picket outside of the federal penitentiary service headquarters in central moscow, the interfax ...