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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September 17, 2014

Human rights lawyer Anum Siregar was attacked by an unknown person in Wamena, Papua province. She is currently defending a tribal leader who is a prisoner of conscience.

September 17, 2014

Opposition politicians, human rights activists, lawyers, students, and many more are at risk of arbitrary arrest and imprisonment after an alarming rise in the use of the draconian Sedition Act....

September 3, 2014

Activist Liu Ping was sentenced to six and a half years for organizing a demonstration. She is being denied the medical treatment she needs in detention; there are serious concerns for her health....

August 18, 2014

Civil society leader Sombath Somphone, 62, has not been seen or heard from since 15 December 2012. Please call for the Lao authorities to immediately ensure all steps are taken to locate and return...