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Iraqi Head of Swedish Mosque Jailed for 8 Years for

In a twist of grim irony, the 59-year-old Iraqi immigrant and father of seven, who instituted a sadistic reign of religious terror within his family, was previously praised for “fighting extremism” and running his mosque with “zero tolerance for extremism”. 59-year-old Iraqi-born Ismail Ali Suliman Darragi, the leader of Hässleholm Mosque in Sweden’s southernmost Skåne […]Read More

Asia

US Citizen Tortured in Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American citizen was tortured while in custody in Saudi Arabia, according to a report by the New York Times. Walid Fitaihi described being dragged from his room in Riyadh’s Ritz Carlton hotel, where he was being detained, then told a friend he was “blindfolded, stripped of his underwear and bound to […]Read More

Asia

Saudi Dissident Journalist Killed Under Torture in Prison

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi journalist and writer Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Jasser have reportedly been tortured to death in prison after he disclosed rights violations committed by the Saudi authorities and royal family in his Twitter account. According to reports, Al-Jasser was arrested and tortured to death after Saudi authorities claimed he administered the Twitter […]Read More

Asia

Failed Turkish coup attempt sympathizers suffer torture & rape –

Amnesty International has gathered “credible evidence” that people arrested in relation to the past week’s failed coup attempt have been often arbitrary detained, deprived of contacts with family and lawyers as well as go through “severe” tortures. The detainees arrested over alleged links to the foiled coup attempt are being arbitrarily held, sometimes in informal […]Read More

South

Migrants accused of Ranong murder ‘tortured’ by police

RANONG – Four Myanmar migrant workers arrested over the murder of a 17-year-old female student in September claim they were tortured into confessing by Ranong police. Moe Zin Aung, 19, Zaw Lay, 25, Mang Sane, 20, and Kyaw Soe Win, 18, confessed to taking part in the brutal stabbing of Orawee Sampaotong on the night […]Read More