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In this section you will find links to information on custody deaths and abuse in particular regions of the world.

The information is broken down by country for easy reference. Items are updated, replaced or deleted periodically.

Iran

Iran:

Headline / SubjectSource / Link
Deaths in custody highlight utter-disregard for life by prison authoritiesSource: Amnesty International
Iran's death-row youngstersSource: BBC
Putting its children on death rowSource: Worldpress
US Report: Iran’s Human Rights AbusesSource: US Institute of Peace

Jamaica

Jamaica:

Headline / SubjectSource / Link
20% of J.A. murders committed by policeSource: Barbados Free Press
Death behind bars! INDECOM says 12 detainees die in custody yearlySource: Jamaica Observer
Jamaica police commit 'hundreds of unlawful killings' yearly, Amnesty saysSource: The Guardian

Malaysia

Malaysia:

Headline / SubjectSource / Link
Custodial death calls for police reformsSource: Inter Press Service
Death and torture in custodySource: Asia Human Rights Commission
Deaths in police custody in MalaysiaSource: Wikipedia

NigeriaNigeria:

Headline / SubjectSource / Link
Death sentences: Nigeria ranked second highest after ChinaSource: PUNCH
Nigeria police: Issuing corpses and denialsSource: BBC News
Police routinely practice tortureSource: Human Rights Watch
Torture widespread in police custodySource: Scoop World

Russia

Russia:

Headline / SubjectSource / Link
200 people died in Russian police custody in 2015, says websiteSource: The Guardian
Deadly rape exposes Russian police's brutalitySource: Hindustan Times
Police brutality & reform in RussiaSource: Hypotheses
Torture and abuse by police is the norm in Russian prisonsSource: Newsweek

South Africa

South Africa:

Headline / SubjectSource / Link
A reminder the police are not above the lawSource: IOL News
Police Brutality: Hundreds tortured and die yearly while in Police custodySource: The South African
South African police are twice as deadly as American copsSource: Mail & Guardian
South Africa reports of police brutality more than tripled in the last decadeSource: The Guardian

United States

United States:

Headline / SubjectSource / Link
14,000 Held In overseas prisonsSource: CBS News
Black women speak out about their experiences with police violenceSource: Fusion.net
Here’s how many people police killed in 2019Source: The Root
Public Safety Partnership Project CaliforniaSource: California Public Safety Partnership
Records of police violence and killings in the USSource: Mapping Police Violence
The American Police State - Chronicle ReviewSource: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Locking up children for lifeSource: Amnesty International USA

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