Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Torture

  • Germany accepts torture: Authority knows evidence in Turkey but wants to deport a Kurdish man

    Germany accepts torture: Authority knows evidence in Turkey but wants to deport a Kurdish man

    At least twelve Kurds are currently being detained in Germany on charges of supporting the PKK. Others are threatened with deportation to Turkish prisons. A Bavarian foreigners authority wants to deport a Kurd to Turkey, although it has been proven that he was tortured there. According to the decision to reject his asylum application in […]

  • Last Generation in Germany: Pain grips on trial for excessive police violence

    Last Generation in Germany: Pain grips on trial for excessive police violence

    Lars Ritter wanted to have police pain grips against him banned by the Berlin Administrative Court and set a precedent, but failed for formal reasons. Now the case will be heard in a principal proceeding. The climate movement Last Generation called them “torture-like methods on peaceful protesters”, now they are going to court: activist Lars […]

  • Justice scandal in Iceland was led by German commissioner

    Justice scandal in Iceland was led by German commissioner

    In 1977, six Icelandic nationals were sentenced to heavy prison sentences in two homicide cases without corpses. The highest court acquitted the partially deceased 41 years later and fully rehabilitated them. Now the involvement of the German Federal Criminal Police Office comes into focus. The mysterious disappearance of GuĂ°mundur Einarsson and Geirfinnur Einarsson 45 years […]