Washington Post reporter sues Iran over ‘cruelty, torture, abuse’

Washington Post reporter sues Iran over ‘cruelty, torture, abuse’

A US journalist who was imprisoned in Iran for 18 months filed suit Monday against the Tehran government, claiming his detention was aimed at “extorting concessions” from the United States. The lawsuit filed in US federal court by Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and his family seeks unspecified damages from Iran for, among other things, […]

Chinese Sports School: Training or Torture?

Chinese Sports School: Training or Torture?

“Sport is a serious business at the Shichahai School, which is one of more than 300 elite, and controversial, government-funded academies devoted to training the next generation of Chinese athletes”, writes Telegraph in a report published in 2008, just before the Beijing Olympics. Training for sports starts at a young age in China. Most were […]