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Fiji torture and beatings may put a damper on tourism

The brutal beating and torture of prisoners in Fiji, captured on video, could prove a turn off for tourists thinking about heading to the country, a New Zealand MP warns.

UN-backed meeting aims to eradicate torture in Latin America and Caribbean

Human rights experts and government officials from 11 countries today began a United Nations-backed meeting aimed at eradicating torture from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Office of the UN High

Too many countries continue to “torture,” UN laments

(eTN) – The United Nations on Saturday, May 27, said too many countries are still practicing or tolerating "cruel, degrading and illegal" acts of torture.

Waterboarding an attraction at New York amusement park

NEW YORK - A man with a black hood pours water on the face of a prisoner in an orange jumpsuit strapped to a table: no, it's not Guantanamo Bay naval base, but New York's Coney Island amusement park.