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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December 18, 2014

Shayam Brang Shawng, an ethnic Kachin man from Myanmar, is facing jail following his calls for the authorities to investigate the role of the Myanmar Army in the death of his daughter.

December 17, 2014

The Israeli authorities have revoked the residency of a Palestinian woman, Nadia Abu Jamal, and stripped her three children of their health care rights.

December 17, 2014

Human rights defender Igor Kalyapin was labelled a “supporter of terrorists” by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov after he publicly opposed Kadyrov’s promise to punish families of suspected insurgents....

December 16, 2014

Salaheddin al-Tabbaa, who does voluntary work for the Red Crescent, has been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. He was arrested, on 5 September 2014. He is at risk of to...