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 11, 2014

Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced on 9 December to one year and four months’ imprisonment for “insulting a public servant” and “destroying government property”.

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.

December 10, 2014

Jailed Al Jazeera media workers’ appeal before Egypt’s highest court is scheduled for 1 January 2015. All three men are prisoners of conscience, convicted on trumped-up charges.

December 9, 2014

Jason Rezaian has spent six months in solitary confinement. He has had no access to a lawyer, but was brought to court for the first time on 6 December. He is a prisoner of conscience.