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China frees prominent Tibetan prisoner
Former Tibetan monk, Jigme Gyatso, released due to poor health allegedly as a result of treatment received in jail.
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 02 Apr 2013 17:02 GMT
UN probes shock therapy at US school
A special-needs school is under fire for its treatment of students with severe behavioural problems.
Al Jazeera staff
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 20:32 GMT
UN probes Manning's jail treatment
Special rapporteur on torture looking into claims that US soldier suspected of feeding WikiLeaks is being mistreated.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 07:14 GMT
Harare deplores UN expert's visit
Special rapporteur who was deported is accused by foreign minister of 'provocation'.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2009 14:09 GMT
Zimbabwe ban angers UN expert
Manfred Nowak calls for UN action after he is stopped at Harare airport.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2009 03:44 GMT
Zimbabwe blocks UN rapporteur
Manfred Nowak is told officials too busy to see him before he is sent packing.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2009 03:18 GMT
Zimbabwe deports UN rights expert
Manfred Nowak flies to South Africa after being refused entry at Harare airport.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2009 14:15 GMT
Zimbabwe blocks UN torture official
Manfred Nowak stopped at Harare airport after officials says his visit is cancelled.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2009 21:57 GMT
UN says UK soil used for rendition
Special rapporteur has evidence Diego Garcia used for detention of terror suspects.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2008 14:49 GMT
EU role sought in Guantanamo closure
European Union countries must press the United States to close the Guantanamo Bay prison and should consider taking in detainees to put them on trial, the top UN investigator into torture has said.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2006 22:30 GMT
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