Mexico's defense secretary apologizes for torture incident

Apr 17, 2016

Mexico's defense secretary apologizes for torture incident

Mexico’s defense secretary formally apologized to the country Saturday for a video-recorded incident of torture involving two soldiers and a federal police officer. Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda addressed a sea of green-uniformed soldiers in a televised address that illustrated just how damaging the graphic ...

Disappearances highlight Chinese ruling party's detention system

Dec 12, 2015

Disappearances highlight Chinese ruling party's detention system

The baffling disappearance of Chinese executives in recent weeks has drawn attention to the ruling Communist Party’s practice of holding people incommunicado either as targets of investigations themselves or to help with probes of others. The most recent example came Thursday, when Caixin magazine ...