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Torture In 2014: 30 Years of Broken Promises



Fact: In 2014, Amnesty International reports on torture in 141 countries, 30 years after the Convention Against Torture was enacted by the United Nations in 1984.

See these words from the Secretary General of Amnesty International:

Electric shocks. Beatings. Rape. Humiliation. Mock executions. Burning. Sleep deprivation. Water torture. Long hours in contorted positions. Use of pincers, drugs, and dogs.

The very words sound like the stuff of nightmares. But every day and across every region of the world, these unimaginable horrors are the reality for countless men, women and children.

~ Salil Shetty, Secretary General, Amnesty International

See the May 2014 news release on torture around the globe. You have the power to act against torture with one or more actions from around the world.


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