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 23, 2015

Omani human rights activist Saeed Jaddad is being held incommunicado after he was re-arrested on 21 January. He is on hunger strike and believed to be in poor health. He is believed to be a prisone...

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 22, 2015

Prominent Tibetan monk Karma Tsewang was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment in July or August 2014. His lawyers have repeatedly been denied access to him and his family have not been al...

January 22, 2015

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been released after his sentence was reduced on appeal.