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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October 3, 2014

Saeed Shirzad has been detained in Tehran’s Evin Prison for four months, without access to his lawyer. He is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for his peaceful human rights activism.

September 30, 2014

Iranian physicist Omid Kokabee, serving a 10-year sentence in Tehran’s Evin Prison, is suffering from a number of health problems exacerbated by the poor conditions in which he is held. He is a pri...

September 25, 2014

Nine prisoners of conscience of Iran’s Gonabadi dervish religious minority began a hunger strike on 31 August. They are now critically ill.

September 18, 2014

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem has been convicted of taking part in armed activities against the state and killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards. He could be executed at any time....