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Amnesty Calls For Probe Of UAE Forces Torturing Detainees At Secret Prisons In Yemen

Amnesty International on Thursday accused members of the United Arab Emirates armed forces and allied Yemeni fighters of torturing and abusing detainees in a network of secret prisons across southern Yemen. The human rights group said in the report that scores of men had been “forcibly disappeared” and subjected to systematic torture and ill treatment by UAE Read More…

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US-Backed Forces Claim to “Liberate” Yemenis, Instead Rape Detainees

As an ally of the United States’ “counter-terrorism” operation in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates established 18 prisons throughout territory under their control. The so-called “liberators” in Yemen are sexually and physically torturing detainees at secret prisons. Survivors recall disturbing stories laden with gruesome interrogation tactics for extracting false confessions. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition in Read More…

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Trump Officials Finalize Plan To Expand Guantanamo Use

While President Trump has made clear he intends to not only keep Guantanamo Bay open, but refill it with a new round of detainees, the administration has been struggling with the legal obstacles surrounding a new influx of captives. The goal is to come up with an executive order that not only reverses President Obama’s 2009 Read More…