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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February 5, 2014

Máxima Acuña received a death threat over the telephone on 30 January and has been repeatedly harassed by police.

September 13, 2013
For over four decades, multinational oil companies have cut richly biodiverse Amazon forests in search of petroleum resources. Texaco (later acquired by Chevron) was responsible for dumping 19 billion...
August 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened scores of trade unionists, many of whom are in labor negotiations, as well as human rights defenders and other organizations in Colombia.

July 30, 2013

Two international volunteers accompanying a Honduran community whose members are campaigning against a mining project were recently abducted. Although released, the safety of both the community and...