Acts of torture

FILE - This April 30, 2008 file photo shows a submarine and its owner Peter Madsen. One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday, April 25, 2018 when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. (Niels Hougaard/Ritzau via AP, File)
April 25, 2018 - 7:08 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen (all times local): 1 p.m. Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine. Judge Anette Burkoe at the...
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FILE - This April 30, 2008 file photo shows a submarine and its owner Peter Madsen. One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday, April 25, 2018 when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. (Niels Hougaard/Ritzau via AP, File)
April 25, 2018 - 4:35 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A verdict is expected at the Copenhagen City Court Wednesday on whether Danish inventor Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. Madsen, 47, is charged with murder, dismemberment and indecent handling of a corpse over the...
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This photo shows the Copenhagen City Council which holds the penultimate hearing in the case against Peter Madsen, in Copenhagen, Denmark Monday, April 23, 2018. Peter Madsen is charged with murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine. The case began March 8 and continues on April 25. (Nikolai Linares/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:19 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The prosecutor in the trial of a Danish inventor accused of torture and murder in the death of a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip said Monday there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again." Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said Kim...
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FILE- In this April 19, 2009, Tehran former prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, speaks to the media at a news conference in Tehran, Iran. Iran's official judicial news agency is reporting that police have arrested the former Tehran prosecutor who faces a two-year prison sentence over the death of prisoners following the country's 2009 protests. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
April 22, 2018 - 2:25 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian police have arrested a former prosecutor known as the "torturer of Tehran," who faces a two-year jail term over the death of prisoners following protests in 2009, Iranian media reported on Sunday. The official website of the judiciary, Mizanonline.com, said former Tehran...
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Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen arrives at the courthouse where the trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen, charged with murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine begins, in Copenhagen, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 12:19 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish inventor accused of torturing and killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a private submarine trip before dismembering her body strongly denied killing her, asserting at his trial Thursday that she died accidentally because of a pressure problem in the...
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Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen, centre, arrives at the courthouse where the trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen, charged with murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine begins, in Copenhagen, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 6:12 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen (all times local): 12 noon Jakob Buch-Jepsen, the prosecutor in the Danish murder trial of inventor Peter Madsen, says a psychiatric report of the 47-year-old Dane has concluded that he is an intelligent man "...
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March 02, 2018 - 9:45 am
CAIRO (AP) — A mother who angered Egyptian authorities by accusing the police in a foreign news report of torturing her daughter has been arrested and was ordered detained on Friday, while the human rights lawyer who first publicly mentioned the mother's detention has gone missing. The public...
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February 27, 2018 - 12:05 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A top U.N. official has expressed concerns over increased allegations of torture and ill-treatment in police custody in Turkey. Nils Melzer, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture, said Tuesday he was alarmed by allegations that people detained for suspected links to U.S.-...
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David and Louise Turpin look art each other as they appear in court for a conference about their case in Riverside, Calif., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. They have pleaded not guilty to torture and other charges and each is held on $12 million bail. The couple was arrested last month after their 17-year-old daughter escaped from the family's home in Perris, Calif., and called 911. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, Pool)
February 23, 2018 - 6:27 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling some of their 13 children pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of child abuse. David and Louise Turpin previously entered not-guilty pleas to torture and a raft of other charges and are being held on $12...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2012 file photo, actor Scott Baio arrives at the TeenNick HALO Awards in Los Angeles. Former “Charles in Charge” actor Alexander Polinsky says Baio assaulted and “mentally tortured” him during their time together on the show in the 1980s. Polinsky made the allegations Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Los Angeles during a news conference called by his attorney. (Photo by Joe Kohen/Invision/AP, File)
February 14, 2018 - 3:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former "Charles in Charge" actor says Scott Baio assaulted and "mentally tortured" him during their time together on the show in the 1980s. Alexander Polinsky made the allegations Wednesday in Los Angeles during a news conference. Polinsky says Baio exposed himself, talked...
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