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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November 17, 2014

Hadiya Pendleton, honor student and dreamer, was shot and killed at the age of 15. She is one of over 11,000 victims of gun violence in the United States every year. Honor Hadiya’s memory and suppo...

October 24, 2014

The U.S. government must do more to ensure policing practices nationwide are brought into line with international human rights standards and to address systemic racial discrimination.

October 16, 2014

He has now been charged with offenses punishable by the death penalty. The charges relate to an attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi in Libya in September 2012.

October 7, 2014

Over 80,000 people on any one day are held in isolation in US prisons. That’s 22-24 hours a day confined to a cell for months, years or decades in conditions of severe social and physical isolation...