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EU must close all loopholes in the torture trade

Headline Title:  EU must close all loopholes in the torture trade 29 July 2014 The European Union (EU) must urgently strengthen its laws to enable member states to immediately ban the trade in new devices and technologies that have no practical  use other than to torture, ill-treat or execute individuals, said Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation, as experts meet in Brussels today to strengthen current regulations.The organizations are also calling on the EU to close current legal loopholes which effectively allow the promotion, brokering and provision of technical…

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