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Nigeria: Victims of Islamic ‘torture house’ share horrific stories

Hundreds of children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually assaulted at an Islamic school in Nigerian state of Kaduna have been sharing their horrific stories. Police last week freed over 500 children, some as young as five before taking them into protective custody. On Sunday police confirmed that the children have now been handed over to the Kaduna State Government for… Read More
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Three Africans arrested for torturing migrants in Libya

Three Africans have been arrested for torturing migrants in a detention centre in north-west Libya. The men, a 22-year-old Guinean and two Egyptians aged 26 and 24, are believed to be part of a group that kidnapped and mistreated dozens of people. According to a Reuters reporting, the judicial order on these Africans revealed that several migrants detained in the… Read More
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Bobi Wine supporter dies after abduction and torture

A supporter of popular and outspoken Ugandan MP, Bobi Wine who was brutally attacked by unknown persons has died. Michael Alinda aka Ziggy Wine was first reported to have been kidnapped on 21 July on his way to recording studios in the capital, Kampala. He was later found with one eye plucked out and two of his fingers were also… Read More

Breaking News: Panic engulfs Kagame regime as Brig Gen. Tom Byabagamba is also arrested.

Brig Gen Tom Byabagamba with one of his sisters sometime back Brig Gen. Tom Byabagamba from the Rwanda Defence Forces and a former commander of the Kagame’s Security   has been arrested. Inyenyeri news has learnt from the reliable sources that Kagame had sent him to command the notorious Kami Barracks which has not only a death field but a torturing ground… Read More

Has torture ever been a secret in Rwanda?

 By: Jennifer Fierberg Another damming report has been released about Rwanda. Amnesty International published a report on October 8, 2012 condemning the “unlawful detention and torture by military intelligence” and urging Rwanda to investigate such findings.  The report “Shrouded in Secrecy” is based on seven research visits to Rwanda between September 2010 and June 2012.  Amnesty International conducted over 70… Read More

Rwandan military ‘tortured’ civilians

 Kigali - Amnesty International on Monday accused Rwandan military intelligence services of engaging in torture, unlawful detention and enforced disappearances of civilians. The human rights group said in a report members of a Rwandan military intelligence department, known as J2, had tortured civilians with electric shocks, beatings and sensory deprivation to force confessions. J2 also held civilians in military detention... Read More