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 8, 2015

A Cairo court of appeal handed down reduced prison sentences to human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 others on 28 December.

January 7, 2015

Egypt’s highest appeals court has overturned the conviction of 3 Al Jazeera journalists, all prisoners of conscience. They will now be retried before a lower court but will remain in detention....

December 11, 2014

The former presidential aide has yet to receive the surgery he needs for his neck injury and has now spent over 17 months in detention without charge or trial.

November 14, 2014

Mahmoud Hussien has been held in detention without trial for 293 days. He was subjected to torture and coerced into making a “confession”. He is a prisoner of conscience.