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

New threats have been made against Silvia Pérez Yescas, an Indigenous human rights defender from the community of Matías Romero in Oaxaca, Mexico. Protection measures from the authorities have been...

January 23, 2015

Paramilitaries have threatened dozens of land claimants and community leaders, as well as human rights defenders, trade unionists, journalists and state officials working on land restitution in nor...

January 23, 2015

“Guadalupe”, one of the group of 17 Salvadoran women jailed for pregnancy-related offences after unfair trials was pardoned by the Legislative Assembly in a very close vote.

January 21, 2015

Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.