A US soldier holding a dog in front an Iraqi detainee at Abu Ghraib prison on the outskirts of Baghdad. Photograph: AP Photo/The Washington Post

The abhorrent practice of torture is a curious thing. Governments will almost never admit to perpetrating it while, at the same time, it is p(...)

The findings of the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency survey on violence against women are important and shocking. The study of 42,000 women acros(...)