Two activists reportedly forced to kiss each other as interrogators watched, while others were tortured with electric shocks. Amnesty International has obtained new reports of torture and abuse inflicted on a group of Saudi Arabian human rights activists detained since last May. According to the testimonies, a total of ten human rights defenders were tortured, sexually abused and subjected to other forms of ill-treatment during their first three months of detention, when they were held in an informal detention facility in an unknown location.
The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has opened a session on gender-based violence. Several victims have testified about abuse, including rape, by paramilitary agents. Testimonies are now expected to narrow down on former president Jammeh himself.
Any unwarranted sexual innuendo can be considered sexual harassment or sexual oppression. This can happen from interaction of male to female or female to male. However, in a male-dominated society, women are generally considered to be a victim of sexual harassment or oppression.
Joseph Mitchell was also arrested for investigation of unlawful possession of a bank card. The investigation began Dec. The 9-year-old girl was interviewed on Wednesday. She said her father and stepmother "have punished her three separate times by putting a towel over her face and pouring water on it," the affidavit states.
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An unprecedented Amnesty International investigation of women arrested in Mexico reveals that they are routinely sexually abused by the security forces who want to secure confessions and boost figures in an attempt to show that they are tackling rampant organized crime. All of the women held in federal prisons who reported torture or other ill-treatment to Amnesty International said they had experienced some form of sexual harassment or psychological abuse during their arrest and interrogation by municipal, state or federal police officers or members of the Army and Navy. Seventy-two said they were sexually abused during their arrest or in the hours that followed.
Activists are battling the possible demolition of a notorious clandestine detention centre, hoping to transform it into a memorial. The two-storey building was used to detain, torture and exterminate political opponents under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet The widespread use of sexual violence against detainees, blindfolded at all times, prompted its macabre name of Venda Sexy Sexy Blindfoldallegedly coined by perpetrators.
The most famous Chinese torture is perhaps the water torture, which is widely described in various books and used in many stories. The prisoner is tied to a chair and immobilized. The best place to get results, however, is the forehead because it is a very sensitive point.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi claims he was subjected to brutal treatment, including being forced to drink salt water and repeatedly beaten. The former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld should be charged with conspiracy to torture in light of the alleged ill-treatment — including sexual abuse — documented by Mohamedou Ould Slahi during his 12 years detention without charge in Guantanamo Bay, his lawyer has claimed. The year-old describes how he was told he would be taught about "great American sex" and then he was tortured and forced to have sexual intercourse with female interrogators.
Torture techniques used by Burma's security services to terrorise the regime's opponents are revealed in unprecedented detail in a report released today. Based on the testimony of 35 former political prisoners, it describes beatings, electric shocks, burning with lighters, water tortures and attempts to use dogs to rape male prisoners. It has destroyed my self-esteem, my dignity.