Kamilya Mohammedi Tuweni was kidnapped by Kenyan counter-terrorism forces in 2007 after being mistaken for an Al-Qaeda operative. She was kept in secret detention in four different East African countries for more than two months, threatened with rape and beaten. KAMILYA’S STORY On 7 January 2007, Kamilya Mohammedi Tuweni travelled…
Leopoldo García Lucero was subjected to torture and forced exile under the Pinochet regime in Chile in the 1970s.
Djamel Ktiti is a French national who was arrested twice on the basis of an INTERPOL Red Notice - first in Spain, then in Morocco – and held in provisional detention for extended periods of time in these countries.
Magdulein Abaida is a Libyan women’s rights activist who had to flee Libya in 2012, after being subjected to ill-treatment and death threats as a result of her human rights work.
Eight young people from Manau (Bardiya District), Nepal, including Chillu Tharu, Kamala Tharu, Dhaniram Tharu, Lauti Tharu, Moham Tharu, Prem Prakash Tharu, Soniram Tharu and Radhulal Tharu disappeared from their village in 2002.
Mustafa al-Hawsawi was captured in Pakistan in 2003, and thereafter he was transferred into the custody of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and was held in secret detention in a number of black sites where he was subjected to torture. The USA did not officially acknowledge his detention until 2006.