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 17, 2014

Human rights defender Igor Kalyapin was labelled a “supporter of terrorists” by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov after he publicly opposed Kadyrov’s promise to punish families of suspected insurgents....

December 12, 2014

A 21-year-old medical student in pre-trial detention has been hospitalized with multiple injuries, including a pen pushed inside his head through the eye socket.

December 11, 2014

Two lawyers face renewed threats in relation to their work on a high profile murder case. One of them has also been subjected to a lawsuit in connection with her work.

November 13, 2014

The Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic has ruled that the term of Ruslan Kutaev’s imprisonment must be reduced by two months but did not quash his conviction. Ruslan Kutaev is a prisoner of cons...