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 23, 2015

Omani human rights activist Saeed Jaddad is being held incommunicado after he was re-arrested on 21 January. He is on hunger strike and believed to be in poor health. He is believed to be a prisone...

January 22, 2015

Prominent Tibetan monk Karma Tsewang was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment in July or August 2014. His lawyers have repeatedly been denied access to him and his family have not been al...

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...