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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June 24, 2014

Lutfillah Tadjik, an asylum-seeker, died on 31 May following an alleged beating by a police officer. Other asylum-seekers who witnessed the assault are now at risk of being returned to Afghanistan....

June 19, 2014

Razieh Ebrahimi has been sentenced to death for the murder of her husband. Her death sentence has been sent to the Office of the Implementation of Sentences and could be carried out at any time....

June 4, 2014

A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a cleric has been sentenced to eight years in prison and banned from delivering religious sermons, for criticizing discrimination against Shi’a in Saudi Arabia.

September 13, 2013

‘Ali Hatem ‘Ali Salman, a Bahraini boy aged 14, was released on bail on 10 September. The Juvenile Prosecution is still investigating his case.