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 23, 2015

Bob Rugurika, director of African Public Radio, has been detained since 20 January after broadcasting investigative reports about the September 2014 murder of three elderly Italian nuns.

January 21, 2015

Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.

December 19, 2014

Sait Matty Jaw is facing trial on 23 December, along with researchers Seth Yaw Kandeh and Olufemi Erinle Titus over work done for a survey. They face up to two years’ imprisonment if convicted.

December 11, 2014

Farouk Abu Issa and Dr Amin Maki Medani were arrested by agents of the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services. They have been held incommunicado since then, without charge.