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

Egyptian national, Mos’ab Ahmed ‘Abdel-‘Aziz Ramadan was detained on 21 October 2014 after being summoned by the Preventive Security Services in Sharjah, UAE. His whereabouts remain unknown and he...

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 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 23, 2015

Bob Rugurika, director of African Public Radio, has been detained since 20 January after broadcasting investigative reports about the September 2014 murder of three elderly Italian nuns.