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 29, 2015

Human rights activist Christopher Ngoyi Mutamba was arrested by armed men in military police uniform on 21 January. His whereabouts remain unknown and he is at risk of enforced disappearance, tortu...

January 28, 2015

Egyptian national, Mos’ab Ahmed ‘Abdel-‘Aziz Ramadan was detained on 21 October 2014 after being summoned by the Preventive Security Services in Sharjah, UAE. His whereabouts remain unknown and he...

January 28, 2015

Three men are due to be executed on 3 February. One of them, Shoaib Sarwar, would be the first to be executed for a non-terrorist offence since the moratorium on executions was lifted.

January 28, 2015

A leading opposition figure in Bahrain was denied bail in a first court hearing attended by an Amnesty International delegation. Amnesty International is calling for charges to be dropped and for h...