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Spanish police used ‘excessive force’ against protesters: HRW

Spanish police used excessive force against protesters in Catalonia during the region’s disputed referendum, says Human Rights Watch.

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Rwanda military uses torture to force confessions: HRW

Rwanda’s military has used asphyxiation, electric shock and mock executions to torture confessions out of detainees, Human Rights Watch said in a report published Tuesday. AFP was able to collect the testimony of a victim who recounts his ordeal.