In October, over 400,000 secret US military documents were published by Wikileaks revealing thousands of cases of torture and other ill-treatment documented by US perso
Over 400,000 secret US military documents have been published by Wikileaks revealing thousands of cases of torture and other ill-treatment that were documented by US personnel in Iraq. The US army appears to have adopted a 'fragmented order' approach and took no further action after documenting that torture had occurred.
Mohammed's Journey - a child's story of survival News - 19 February, 2009
In a remarkable new series of books that give voice to the experiences of children fleeing conflict, a young client from the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture (now Freedom from Torture) describes his journey from Iraq to the UK.
Adnan: Iraqi journalistNews - 2 May, 2007
As a young man in northern Iraq, Adnan supported the Kurdish guerrilla movement against the regime presided over by Saddam Hussein, and saw at first hand the horrors of the Anfal campaign which claimed the lives of thousands of Kurds. He turned to journalism to voice his dissent.
World Press Freedom DayNews - 3 April, 2007
Torture victims treated by the MF include journalists, writers and artists who were persecuted because of their work. Here, to mark World Press Freedom Day on May 3, they speak out in defence of freedom of expression along with MF supporters in the media, entertainment and literary worlds.
Glenys Kinnock MEP Attacks Government Over "No-Torture" DealsNews - 26 July, 2006
Glenys Kinnock, a Member of the European Parliament and MF Patron, has criticised the Government's signing of "no torture" deals with regimes guilty of widespread human rights abuses to facilitate the removal of Islamic militants regarded as security risks from Britain.
International monitoring of British-held detainees in Iraq needed, says Medical FoundationNews - 14 December, 2004
The High Court ruled today that the Government must conduct an effective investigation into the alleged death under torture, while in British custody, of Iraqi civilian Baha Mousa (Al Skeini and Others v Secretary of State).
Call To Probe US Medics' Possible Torture ComplicityNews - 29 October, 2004
The American Medical Association has called for a new investigation into whether doctors were complicit in the torture of prisoners held by US military forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Safeguard Detainees Held by UK Forces AbroadNews - 11 June, 2004
The MF urges the UK government to allow the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture to visit detainees held by British forces overseas