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 14, 2015

Severed dogs' heads were left in front of the homes of two Sri Lankan human rights defenders; they and a colleague also received death threats. Ask the authorities to protect them and their familie...

January 14, 2015

Severed dogs' heads were left in front of the homes of two Sri Lankan human rights defenders; they and a colleague also received death threats. Ask the authorities to protect them and their familie...

January 8, 2015

Human rights defenders Brito Fernando, Phillip Dissanayake and Prasanga Fernando have received death threats against themselves and their families.

November 20, 2014

Ms. Balendran Jeyakumary, a prominent Sri Lankan human rights activist, has been detained since March 13, 2014 under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), which allows detention without charge or...