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 29, 2015

Celestino Okenve, Antonio Nguema and Miguel Mbomio were arrested between 14 and 16 January in Equatorial Guinea in relation to the distribution of pamphlets protesting the hosting of the Africa Cup...

January 29, 2015

Human rights activist Christopher Ngoyi Mutamba was arrested by armed men in military police uniform on 21 January. His whereabouts remain unknown and he is at risk of enforced disappearance, tortu...

January 28, 2015

Eight people have been arbitrarily detained by a Presidential order under the State of Emergency powers in Sierra Leone for over three months following an alleged riot concerning a suspected Ebola...

January 26, 2015

Possibly as many as 2,000 people were killed by Boko Haram following an attack on the town of Baga and surrounding villages that displaced over 12,000 people.