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 26, 2015

The prison doctor who examined Raif Badawi on Friday 23 January argued that he was fit to be flogged. This is in direct contradiction to the recommendation of a medical committee only two days earl...

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 14, 2015

Saleh al-Mulla was released on bail on 11 January. He was charged for tweets deemed insulting to the Amir of Kuwait and the visiting President of Egypt. His next court hearing is due on 15 February...

January 9, 2015

Saudi Arabian activist Raif Badawi was publicly flogged on 9 January in front of the al-Jafali mosque in Jeddah. He is at risk of receiving the remaining 950 lashes over the coming weeks.