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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December 22, 2014

The President promulgated the new Criminal Code on 19 December following the adoption by the Chamber of Deputies of the observations made by the President seeking the decriminalization of abortion...

December 22, 2014

Pakistan’s Prime Minister has lifted the moratorium on executions in the wake of the horrific attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar on 16 December. Six men have already been executed.

December 18, 2014

Jacqueline Montanez is serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for a crime committed when she was a child, a punishment which violates international law. The outgo...

December 18, 2014

Shayam Brang Shawng, an ethnic Kachin man from Myanmar, is facing jail following his calls for the authorities to investigate the role of the Myanmar Army in the death of his daughter.