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 18, 2014

Women’s rights activist Su Changlan has been formally arrested and charged with ‘inciting subversion’.It is now known where she is being held, but she still has no access to her lawyer or family....

December 15, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova was placed under pre-trial detention on 5 December on a politically motivated charge. The authorities also suspended the license of Khadija Ismayilova’s lawyer on 10 December....

December 11, 2014

Loujain al-Hathloul and Mayssa al-Amoudi are both supporters of the campaign for women’s right to drive in Saudi Arabia. They are prisoners of conscience.

November 21, 2014

Following the conviction of her rapist, the Afghan authorities have committed to ensuring her protection. The 10-year-old girl is receiving medical and psychological attention.