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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August 11, 2014

Veteran activists Zhang Xiaoyu and Xu Youchen have been severely beaten by police after they were detained on suspicion of killing a policeman.

June 11, 2014

Prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been in detention since 6 May. His assistant and niece, Qu Zhenhong, has also been detained. Four other detained activists were released on bail 5 June...

April 23, 2014

Ethnic Uighur, Abdukiram Abduveli, has been on hunger strike since February in protest against being given an additional five year prison sentence. He is in critical ill-health and in need of urgen...

March 12, 2014

Three journalists have been detained as prisoners of conscience in China after publishing reports online about petitioners’ at Tiananmen Square. The whereabouts of one journalist is unknown.