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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December 12, 2014

Indigenous leaders have been intimidated and harassed in reprisal for opposing the construction of a new wind farm in southern Mexico. There is fear they will face further threats.

December 4, 2014

A federal court issued a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Scott Panetti a few hours before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on 3 December.

December 2, 2014

A teenager has been disappeared after reportedly being tied up and taken by military police officers during a police operation in the city of Salvador. His mother has been receiving threats.

December 2, 2014

Florida’s Governor has signed a death warrant in the case of Shane Kormondy. This would be the 21st execution under Rick Scott’s governorship, equaling the record for any Florida governor since 197...