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 2, 2014

Osama al-Najjar was sentenced on 25 November to three years’ imprisonment, on charges stemming from his Twitter activities defending his father. He is a prisoner of conscience.

October 10, 2014

Officials from the UAE detained two Qatari men on 27 June at the al-Ghuwaifat border post on the UAE’s western border with Saudi Arabia. The UAE has subjected them to enforced disappearance.

September 23, 2014

At least nine men were detained in the United Arab Emirates between 13 August and 3 September. The authorities have not told the families where they are detained. The UAE has subjected them to enfo...

July 18, 2014

Ahmad Mas’ad al-Ma’dawi, and Egyptian national, was arrested at Abu Dhabi’s International Airport as he was leaving the UAE on 13 January. His whereabouts are unknown.