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New Report from Global Justice Center & World Organisation Against Torture: US Abortion Restrictions of Foreign Aid Perpetuate Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment
The mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), calls upon the FDA to ban the electrical stimulation device being used to administer electric shocks to children at the
Dr. Mikulak Will Be Recognized At MRIGlobal Annual Dinner Oct.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today addressed the Biological Weapons Convention -- a 1975 treaty outlawing their production and use -- in Geneva.
80% of youth ages 12-17 think there should be more education about these rules before they are old enough to vote and enlist in the military WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new American Red Cross survey reveals that only 1 in 5 American youth is familiar with the Geneva Conventions, while 4 in 5 think that the U.S.
United States government official said Tuesday that he does not foresee a space arms control treaty anytime in the near future as there are still noticeable flaws in drafts being proposed at the moment.
Newly published research suggests that government use of torture has increased worldwide despite international norms discouraging it.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.