Sonntag, 28. Juli 2013

The Dark pursuit of The Truth

“We are on the edge of the new era of extremism and fundamentalism which constantly challenges and curtails the personal liberty of the people, and that reduces mankind’s desire for freedom to little more than a dream”, writes Nilantha Ilangamuwa in his editorial of the latest issue of the Asian Torture magazine. 

Torture and ill-treatment not only happen in totalitarian regimes, but they are also found in Western democracies, as the examples of Guantanamo detainees or of Palestinians in Israeli and Palestinian prisons show. Here, the readers can find more on the precarious situation of human rights in Israel and Palestine.