Acts of torture

FILE - It his April 22, 2016 file photo, EgyptAir plane hijacking suspect Seif Eddin Mustafa, center, with a t-shirt reading "Cici Killer", is escorted by Cyprus police officers as he arrives in a court in capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland. Police said Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, that Seif Eddin Mustafa boarded an EgyptAir flight that took off for Egypt on Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)
August 19, 2018 - 11:25 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An Egyptian man who hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight in 2016 and ordered it to land in Cyprus has been extradited to his homeland after giving up a drawn-out legal fight, authorities said Sunday. Seif Eddin Mustafa was transferred to Egyptian custody and flown back to...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017 photo, shows a deserted cell in the public section of Aden Central Prison is shown in in Aden, Yemen. A separate, closed wing is run by Yemeni allies of the United Arab Emirates, part of a network of secret prisons in southern Yemen. In a report released Thursday, July 12, 2018, Amnesty International called for an investigation into alleged disappearances, torture and likely deaths in detention facilities in southern Yemen as possible war crimes. (AP Photo/Maad El Zikry, File)
July 12, 2018 - 3:11 am
CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group on Thursday called for an investigation into alleged disappearances, torture and possible deaths in detention facilities run by the United Arab Emirates and its allied militias in southern Yemen as potential war crimes. Amnesty International's call comes...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by David Barron shows Anthony Avalos. Court documents say the 10-year-old Southern California boy was tortured for days, starved, beaten, dropped on his head and slammed into furniture before he died in June 2018. (Courtesy of David Barron via AP, File)
July 04, 2018 - 12:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-year-old Southern California boy was starved and tortured for days before his death, sometimes by younger brothers and sisters forced to take part in the beatings, according to prosecutors who have charged his mother and her boyfriend with his murder. KNBC-TV on Tuesday...
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Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Riverside, Calif. The couple have pleaded not guilty to child abuse, torture and other charges. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 6:38 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The abuse started in Texas with the children being slapped, hit and thrown around the house, a prosecutor said Thursday. It escalated to beatings with a belt, then the buckle-end of the strap and then a wooden paddle or oar. When that failed, the children of David and...
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Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Riverside, Calif. The couple have pleaded not guilty to child abuse, torture and other charges. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 6:57 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for California parents accused of shackling their kids (all times local): 3:55 p.m. An investigator says the children of a California couple facing torture and abuse charges were so malnourished that their 11-year-old daughter had arms the size of an...
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In this photo provided by the Daily Republic, Ina Rogers, center, walks to Solano County Superior Court in Fairfield, Calif., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, to face multiple charges of felony child abuse. Bail for a California mother of 10 children who officials say suffered long-term abuse was set at nearly $500,000 after the judge said she remains a danger to the kids. Prosecutors charged Rogers, 31, on Wednesday in Solano Superior Court with nine counts of felony child abuse, saying that she caused the children to be in a situation likely to produce great bodily injury and death. Her husband, Jonathan Allen, faces multiple charges of torture and felony child abuse. He has pleaded not guilty and remains in Solano County Jail on $5.2 million bail. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 4:54 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The parents of 10 children rescued from what California authorities call yearslong abuse are both in jail after their mother was taken into custody Wednesday and her bail set at nearly $500,000 to reflect the seriousness of the charges. Prosecutors charged Ina Rogers, 31,...
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In this photo provided by the Daily Republic, Ina Rogers, center, appears in Solano County Superior Court in Fairfield, Calif., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, to face multiple charges of felony child abuse. Bail for a California mother of 10 children who officials say suffered long-term abuse was set at nearly $500,000 after the judge said she remains a danger to the kids. Prosecutors charged Rogers, 31, on Wednesday in Solano Superior Court with nine counts of felony child abuse, saying that she caused the children to be in a situation likely to produce great bodily injury and death. Her husband, Jonathan Allen, faces multiple charges of torture and felony child abuse. He has pleaded not guilty and remains in Solano County Jail on $5.2 million bail. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 4:33 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on charges filed against California father accused of torturing children (all times local): 1:30 p.m. California prosecutors say 10 children rescued from a filthy, abusive home were subjected to 'waterboarding,' shot with crossbows and had scalding water poured...
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This booking mug released Monday, May 14, 2018, by the Solano County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Allen. Police said Monday they had removed 10 children from a squalid California home and charged their father with torture and their mother with neglect after an investigation revealed a lengthy period of severe physical and emotional abuse. The children range from 4 months to 12 years old, said Fairfield police Lt. Greg Hurlbut. The father, Jonathan Allen, 29, faces felony charges of torture and child abuse and the 30-year-old mother Ina Rogers faces child neglect charges. She was arrested March 31 and released after posting $10,000 bail. (Solano County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 8:49 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Children removed from a squalid California home described acts of intentional abuse that resulted in puncture wounds, burns, bruising and injuries consistent with being shot with a pellet gun, authorities said Monday. Sharon Henry, chief deputy district attorney for Solano...
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Toys and other items are strewn around one of the bedrooms of a home in Fairfield, Calif., Monday, May 14, 2018, where authorities removed 10 children and charged their father with torture and their mother with neglect after an investigation revealed a lengthy period of severe physical and emotional abuse. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 14, 2018 - 7:49 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a couple arrested on suspicion of torturing their 10 children (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A California police lieutenant says children taken from a home said they had puncture wounds, burns, bruises and injuries consistent with being shot with a pellet gun...
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May 04, 2018 - 5:52 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed eight new charges against a California father accused of shackling and starving some of his 13 children, alleging that he lied on government forms about their schooling. The Riverside County district attorney's office said Friday that David Turpin was...
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