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

A leading opposition figure in Bahrain was denied bail in a first court hearing attended by an Amnesty International delegation. Amnesty International is calling for charges to be dropped and for h...

January 22, 2015

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been released after his sentence was reduced on appeal.

January 7, 2015

Two men were sentenced to death on 29 December in Bahrain. Amnesty International fears they did not receive a fair trial as the main evidence used against them was allegedly obtained under torture....

December 11, 2014

Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced on 9 December to one year and four months’ imprisonment for “insulting a public servant” and “destroying government property”.