US President Donald Trump is considering to revive torture as a means of intelligence work. Two torture survivors and experts explain how torture is not effective to learn the truth.
Rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong has been handed a two-year jail term on the charge of "inciting subversion of state power." The verdict is the latest in a crackdown on activism that international critics fear is worsening.
Germany, along with four other Western nations, has slammed Egypt for the "ongoing detention" of a prominent human rights lawyer. Ibrahim Metwally was detained en route to a conference on forced disappearances.
Massive protests against US President Trump on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit have been a distraction from the real issue of Philippine President Duterte's sinking popularity. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
The Department of Homeland Security argued that Haiti is now a safe country. However, as one Republican lawmaker noted, "Haiti remains in total disarray" after a horrific earthquake in 2010 and political turmoil.
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