Torture is a Crime

The release of a Senate’s report summary on CIA torture once again makes crystal clear that the US government used torture. Demand accountability!

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December 18, 2014

Jacqueline Montanez is serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for a crime committed when she was a child, a punishment which violates international law. The outgo...

December 4, 2014

A federal court issued a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Scott Panetti a few hours before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on 3 December.

December 2, 2014

Florida’s Governor has signed a death warrant in the case of Shane Kormondy. This would be the 21st execution under Rick Scott’s governorship, equaling the record for any Florida governor since 197...

November 17, 2014

Hadiya Pendleton, honor student and dreamer, was shot and killed at the age of 15. She is one of over 11,000 victims of gun violence in the United States every year. Honor Hadiya’s memory and suppo...