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 14, 2015

Severed dogs' heads were left in front of the homes of two Sri Lankan human rights defenders; they and a colleague also received death threats. Ask the authorities to protect them and their familie...

January 9, 2015

Ko Wai Lu has been arbitrarily detained and is facing imprisonment after he provided support to peaceful protesters who are calling on the authorities to resolve their land dispute.

January 8, 2015

Human rights defenders Brito Fernando, Phillip Dissanayake and Prasanga Fernando have received death threats against themselves and their families.

January 6, 2015

The protesters had participated in a peaceful demonstration against the shooting to death of a protester the week before. The four have been detained solely for the lawful exercise of their right t...