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 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.

January 9, 2015

Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha’ar were released on bail on 17 December.

January 7, 2015

Egypt’s highest appeals court has overturned the conviction of 3 Al Jazeera journalists, all prisoners of conscience. They will now be retried before a lower court but will remain in detention....