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Medida Cautelar 309/18 – Efraín Segarra, Abril Paúl Rivas Bravo, Javier Ortega Reyes (Ecuador & Colombia)/ Mecanismo Especial de Seguimiento (ESE) Commissioners: Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño; Flávia Piovesan; Edison Lanza, Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression; Francisco Eguiguren Petitioners: Fundamedios,…

U.S. Ally Facilitates Torture of Prisoners in Yemen

Detainees endure torture and abuse in Yemen amid a lengthy and volatile civil war, the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Within a veiled system of eighteen prisons in southern Yemen, the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) and Yemeni officials are committing arbitrary…