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 22, 2015

Raif Badawi’s scheduled public flogging on Friday 23 January is unlikely to be carried out following examinations by a medical committee, which found him unfit. He is a prisoner of conscience who r...

January 22, 2015

Prominent Tibetan monk Karma Tsewang was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment in July or August 2014. His lawyers have repeatedly been denied access to him and his family have not been al...

January 22, 2015

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been released after his sentence was reduced on appeal.

January 22, 2015

Writer Htin Lin Oo has been detained and is facing imprisonment for making a speech criticizing the use of religion to promote discriminatory and extremist views. Amnesty International considers hi...