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 28, 2015

New threats have been made against Silvia Pérez Yescas, an Indigenous human rights defender from the community of Matías Romero in Oaxaca, Mexico. Protection measures from the authorities have been...

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 23, 2015

Paramilitaries have threatened dozens of land claimants and community leaders, as well as human rights defenders, trade unionists, journalists and state officials working on land restitution in nor...

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...