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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January 22, 2015

Writer Htin Lin Oo has been detained and is facing imprisonment for making a speech criticizing the use of religion to promote discriminatory and extremist views. Amnesty International considers hi...

January 9, 2015

Ko Wai Lu has been arbitrarily detained and is facing imprisonment after he provided support to peaceful protesters who are calling on the authorities to resolve their land dispute.

January 6, 2015

The protesters had participated in a peaceful demonstration against the shooting to death of a protester the week before. The four have been detained solely for the lawful exercise of their right t...

December 18, 2014

Shayam Brang Shawng, an ethnic Kachin man from Myanmar, is facing jail following his calls for the authorities to investigate the role of the Myanmar Army in the death of his daughter.