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Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
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Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

13 minutes ago 799 Views 1 Comment

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Hojbjerg goal earns Spurs draw with Rennes in Conference League
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Hojbjerg goal earns Spurs draw with Rennes in Conference League

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Hojberg’s equaliser 14 minutes from time sees Spurs open the group stages with a point.

Celtic blow two-goal lead in Betis as West Ham enjoy winning Europa League start
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Celtic blow two-goal lead in Betis as West Ham enjoy winning Europa League start

26 minutes ago 834 Views 1 Comment

Celtic led 2-0 before falling to a 4-3 defeat against Real Betis.

The Leinster depth chart: Three Test tightheads and another back row battle
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The Leinster depth chart: Three Test tightheads and another back row battle

43 minutes ago 1,404 Views 1 Comment

Leo Cullen’s squad features plenty of midfield options and some exciting young talent.

Faroe Islands government to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter
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Faroe Islands government to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter

50 minutes ago 2,413 Views 4 Comments

The sea mammals are killed for their meat and blubber.

'We're looking for answers': Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations
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'We're looking for answers': Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations

51 minutes ago 1,119 Views 1 Comment

“There needs to be a plan for people who can come in and drive and energise the process from here,” one council member said.

Number of children aged five to 12 tested for Covid quadruples
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Number of children aged five to 12 tested for Covid quadruples

1 hour ago 6,641 Views 12 Comments

A further 1,413 cases of Covid-19 were notified on today.

Nathan Ake dedicates goal against Leipzig to his father who died during match
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Nathan Ake dedicates goal against Leipzig to his father who died during match

1 hour ago 3,309 Views 1 Comment

The Dutchman opened the scoring in the 6-3 Champions League win.

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Cork GAA have planning permission turned down for Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp

1 hour ago 8,115 Views 5 Comments

It was hoped to build a new entrance on the Monahan Road side of the stadium and develop a new GAA Museum.

Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation
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Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation

1 hour ago 6,612 Views 42 Comments

O’Brien said this was “an immediate and very serious issue”, but he explained there was no short-term solution.

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
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Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,351 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

Report details case of mentally ill inmate found lying naked on floor of cell
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Report details case of mentally ill inmate found lying naked on floor of cell

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 4:30 PM 37,568 Views 25 Comments

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture has published a report on Irish prisons today.

European Court of Human Rights rejects request to review its 'Hooded men' ruling
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European Court of Human Rights rejects request to review its 'Hooded men' ruling

Sep 11th 2018, 4:08 PM 9,579 Views 12 Comments

“Whilst today is yet another setback, it is by no means the end,” one of the Hooded men said.

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'
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'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:10 AM 28,321 Views 9 Comments

The 14 Hooded Men who were interned in the North in 1971 met with Tánaiste Simon Coveney yesterday.

Hooded Men: Can the use of torture by a State be justified?
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Hooded Men: Can the use of torture by a State be justified?

Mar 25th 2018, 9:45 AM 13,750 Views 51 Comments

In legal philosophy, there are two main sides to the torture debate, writes Conor Courtney.

Treatment of 'hooded men' wasn't torture, human rights court rules
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Treatment of 'hooded men' wasn't torture, human rights court rules

Mar 20th 2018, 9:45 AM 34,785 Views 87 Comments

The case involves the alleged torture and ill-treatment of 14 men who were interned in the North in 1971.

Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'
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Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'

Jan 18th 2018, 9:53 PM 75,765 Views 32 Comments

David Allen and Louise Anna Turpin are facing 94 years in prison apiece.

Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'
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Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'

Jan 16th 2018, 6:50 PM 106,907 Views 55 Comments

The 13 victims at the house in Perris, California ranged in age from two to 29.

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men
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'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Jul 16th 2017, 11:13 AM 24,899 Views 92 Comments

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200
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Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

Apr 15th 2017, 4:00 PM 20,537 Views 44 Comments

The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
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Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,128 Views 54 Comments

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'
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Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'

Jan 26th 2017, 7:45 AM 27,437 Views 132 Comments

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada also issued an angry riposte to Trump’s wall plan.

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres
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'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres

Dec 11th 2016, 7:30 AM 10,547 Views 5 Comments

The centres are part of an anti-corruption campaign -and more than 15 officials have reportedly died from abuse.

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"
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Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"

Nov 14th 2016, 2:45 PM 14,000 Views 3 Comments

Two priests have been killed in recent months in the eastern state of Veracruz.

Nine prisoners have been held in solitary confinement for over 12 months
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Nine prisoners have been held in solitary confinement for over 12 months

Oct 30th 2016, 6:20 AM 16,400 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has said the safety of inmates is paramount.

'The blood was like a river': Syrian people speak of horrific torture they endured in prison
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'The blood was like a river': Syrian people speak of horrific torture they endured in prison

Aug 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 18,500 Views 100 Comments

Many people witnessed prisoners dying in custody and some described being held in cells alongside dead bodies.

Post-coup detainees being beaten and raped, says Amnesty
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Post-coup detainees being beaten and raped, says Amnesty

Jul 25th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,007 Views 23 Comments

The number of people being detained in the wake of the attempted coup has surged above 13,000.

Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'
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Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'

Jul 13th 2016, 6:15 AM 9,884 Views 22 Comments

A new report shows that hundreds of students, political activists and protesters have vanished.

'You are going to jail coz you're a stupid f***ing whore': Raped, tortured and beaten by their protectors
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'You are going to jail coz you're a stupid f***ing whore': Raped, tortured and beaten by their protectors

Jul 3rd 2016, 7:15 AM 58,611 Views 39 Comments

Mexican women have suffered abuse at the hands of police, army and navy forces after their (often unjustified) arrests.

Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape
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Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape

Jun 29th 2016, 8:42 AM 29,539 Views 71 Comments

He also called for the return of waterboarding in the fight against Islamic State.

"They hold a man’s arm against the curb and you hear it break when they kick it."
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"They hold a man’s arm against the curb and you hear it break when they kick it."

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:35 PM 28,439 Views 291 Comments

A prison letter from Ibrahim Halawa has detailed the torture he faces on a daily basis.

Asylum seekers living in Ireland more than five years should be given "special amnesty"
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Asylum seekers living in Ireland more than five years should be given "special amnesty"

Apr 27th 2016, 2:05 PM 25,677 Views 63 Comments

Former judge Bryan McMahon says such a move would be “in the spirit of the ideals of 1916″, but would require “political will”.

Terror expert says Isis will use Donald Trump videos to recruit members
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Terror expert says Isis will use Donald Trump videos to recruit members

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:02 AM 12,051 Views 103 Comments

“It’s irresponsible and it needs to stop.”

Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators
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Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators

Mar 13th 2016, 5:30 PM 14,730 Views 8 Comments

There is pressure now for it to be removed.

Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat
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Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat

Feb 26th 2016, 10:04 PM 25,609 Views 0 Comments

On Saturday the roommate came home to find Lucy damp, missing fur and her foot facing in the wrong direction.

Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work
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Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work

Dec 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,763 Views 19 Comments

“Torture may get someone to talk, but there’s no evidence that it’s the truth.”

Lawyer describes being strapped to iron chair and beaten by police
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Lawyer describes being strapped to iron chair and beaten by police

Nov 12th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,007 Views 17 Comments

Amnesty International report finds China’s criminal justice system is still heavily reliant on forced confessions obtained through torture and ill-treatment.

A British pensioner sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia will be freed
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A British pensioner sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia will be freed

Oct 29th 2015, 10:29 AM 17,366 Views 35 Comments

But the ultra conservative country’s bloggers and political activists still face torture and death.

Kian Egan 'not surprised' Westlife song used as part of CIA torture methods
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Kian Egan 'not surprised' Westlife song used as part of CIA torture methods

Oct 14th 2015, 10:35 PM 52,329 Views 92 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union says the song My Love was played along with heavy-metal to break down prisoners.

Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured
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Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured

Jul 8th 2015, 7:54 AM 17,578 Views 16 Comments

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed in Thailand last year.

Gerard McKerr, one of the "Hooded Men", has died
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Gerard McKerr, one of the "Hooded Men", has died

Mar 19th 2015, 1:50 PM 20,921 Views 15 Comments

Gerard McKerr was 71.

Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men's legal team
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Amal Clooney is joining the Hooded Men's legal team

Feb 9th 2015, 8:03 PM 23,270 Views 21 Comments

The men are taking a case against the United Kingdom.

This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh
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This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh

Jan 28th 2015, 5:01 PM 101,690 Views 296 Comments

The little dog was spotted by a jockey at the racecourse and brought to a local vet but he could not be saved.

Opinion: What my years as a military defence lawyer in Guantánamo forced me to see
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Opinion: What my years as a military defence lawyer in Guantánamo forced me to see

Jan 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 196 Views 31 Comments

Guantánamo Bay has just marked its thirteen anniversary; its legacy is as shameful as it is horrifying.

'I'm not a doctor but...': Ex-CIA chief defends rectal rehydration of inmates
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'I'm not a doctor but...': Ex-CIA chief defends rectal rehydration of inmates

Dec 12th 2014, 7:35 PM 15,303 Views 54 Comments

Michael Hayden claimed the report is wrong when it says the technique was used for interrogation.

UN official calls for Bush and Cheney to be charged with torture
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UN official calls for Bush and Cheney to be charged with torture

Dec 12th 2014, 1:08 PM 8,141 Views 72 Comments

“It is now time to take action.”

Tortured: ‘They called a doctor to check if they could continue without killing me’
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Tortured: ‘They called a doctor to check if they could continue without killing me’

Dec 10th 2014, 8:00 PM 136 Views 9 Comments

Torture survivor Juan Mendez looks back at his harrowing experience, and the challenges facing the global fight against torture, in his role as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture.

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture
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Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture

Dec 10th 2014, 6:13 PM 7,915 Views 48 Comments

A damning report into torture used by the US military was released yesterday.

Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country
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Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country

Nov 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 27 Views 56 Comments

Torture, as well as being abhorrent, doesn’t actually work: it yields unreliable results and can damage subsequent intelligence gathering.

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