torture

FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
March 04, 2019 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of a dual Saudi-U.S. citizen imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for more than a year are claiming that he has been subjected to routine torture and is on the verge of an emotional breakdown. After months of quietly trying to secure his release, the family of Dr. Walid Fitaihi...
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FILE - A Friday, April 28, 2017, file photo of Anzor, a gay man who spoke to the Associated Press on condition that he not be further identified out of fear for his safety and that of his family from Chechnya, the predominantly Muslim region in southern R
AP Photo/Nataliya Vasilyeva, File
January 14, 2019 - 3:43 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a new crackdown on gays in which at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained, LGBT activists in Russia charged Monday. The new allegations come after reports in 2017 of more than 100 gay men arrested and subjected...
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In this picture taken Sunday, June 24, 2018, Andrei, who uses the stage name Star Vasha, applies make up before performing at a gay club during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda
June 29, 2018 - 10:53 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — While World Cup fans pack the St. Petersburg Stadium fantasizing of soccer victory, Pyotr Voskresensky and fellow gay rights activists follow the matches in a quiet gallery across town decorated with beanbags and astroturf. They...
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Gina Haspel
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
May 09, 2018 - 2:55 pm
By Deb Reishman and Kevin Freking, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be CIA director said Wednesday that she does not believe torture works and she would not carry out any presidential order she thought was immoral. Facing tough questioning by members of the...
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