Prisoner abuse
Prisoner abuse is the mistreatment of persons while they are under arrest or incarcerated, therefore deprived of the right of self-defense against acting authorities and generally defenseless in actua...
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Prison rape
Prison rape is rape occurring in prison. It has come into common usage to refer to rape of inmates by other inmates, and less commonly to the rape of inmates by staff, and even less commonly rape of s...
Bagram torture and prisoner abuse
In 2005, The New York Times obtained a 2,000-page United States Army report concerning the homicides of two unarmed civilian Afghan prisoners by U.S. armed forces in 2002 at the Bagram Theater Internm...
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Canadian Afghan detainee issue
The Canadian Afghan detainee issue concerns whether or not the Government of Canada and/or the Canadian Forces (CF) had knowledge about alleged abusive treatment of detainees in Afghanistan. The alleg...
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Iraq War documents leak
The Iraq War documents leak is the WikiLeaks disclose of a collection of 391,902 United States Army field reports, also called the Iraq War Logs, of the Iraq War from 2004 to 2009 to several internati...
Prison rape in the United States
Prison rape commonly refers to the rape of inmates in prison by other inmates or prison staff. In 2010, Human Rights Watch estimated that at least 140,000 inmates had been raped while incarcerated. A ...
Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse
During the war in Iraq that began in March 2003, personnel of the United States Army and the Central Intelligence Agency committed a series of human rights violations against detainees in the Abu Ghra...
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Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Study
The Stateville Penitentiary malaria study was a controlled study of the effects of malaria on the prisoners of Stateville Penitentiary near Joliet, Illinois in the 1940s. The study was conducted by th...
Experimentation on prisoners
Throughout history prisoners have been frequent participants in scientific, medical and social human subject research. The history of research involving prisoners has been exploitative and cruel, and ...
Komsomolskoye massacre
The Komsomolskoye massacre occurred following the Battle of Komsomolskoye (Chechen: Saadi-Kotar) during the Second Chechen War in March 2000. A prominent feature in the incident was the fate of a grou...
Battle of Rullion Green
The Battle of Rullion Green in the Pentland Hills, in Lothian, Scotland on 28 November 1666 was the culmination of the brief Pentland Rising (15–28 November 1666). At least 3000 men of the Scottish Ro...
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Just Detention International
Just Detention International (JDI), a health and human rights organization headquartered in Los Angeles, is the only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to ending sexual abuse in d...
Somalia Affair
The Somalia Affair was a 1993 military scandal later dubbed "Canada's national shame". It peaked with the brutal beating death of a Somali teenager at the hands of two Canadian soldiers participating ...
Abuse
Abuse is the improper usage or treatment of an entity, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit. Abuse can come in many forms, such as: physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, assault, violation,...
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Badaber Uprising
The Badaber uprising (26 - 27 April 1985, Badaber, Pakistan) was an armed rebellion by Soviet and Afghan prisoners of war who were being held at the Badaber fortress near Peshawar, Pakistan. The priso...
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Guantanamo Bay detention camp
The Guantanamo Bay detention camp is a United States military prison located within Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, also referred to as Guantánamo, G-bay or GTMO (pronounced 'gitmo'), which fronts on Guant...
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Timeline of the Canadian Afghan detainee issue
The following is a timeline of events in the Canadian Afghan detainee issue. This includes many specific dates and statements.
Iraq Historic Allegations Team
The Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is a unit set up by the Ministry of Defence to investigate allegations of abuse and torture by British service personnel in Iraq. Much of these have focused o...
Acres of Skin
Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison is a 1998 book by Allen Hornblum. The book documents clinical non-therapeutic medical experiments on prison inmates at Holmesburg Prison in Philad...
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Iraq prison abuse scandals
About six months after the invasion of Iraq rumors of Iraq prison abuse scandals started to emerge.The best known abuse incidents occurred at the large Abu Ghraib prison. Graphic pictures of some of t...