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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November 6, 2014

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was detained on 28 October following her first interrogation session. Amnesty International believes she is a prisoner of conscience.

October 20, 2014

Women and girls are dying because of poor health service delivery related to inadequate clinics and ambulances and stigma over HIV and teen pregnancy in rural South Africa.

October 10, 2014

A 10-year old girl in Afghanistan is at risk of an “honor” killing because she was raped by a local mullah. Dr. Hassina Sarwari, the women’s rights defender assisting her, also faces death threats....

September 25, 2014

María Teresa is serving a 40-year prison sentence for having a miscarriage Act now to end El Salvador’s total ban on abortion and its criminalization.