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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October 27, 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam and 21 others were jailed for three years on 26 October by a criminal court, which convicted them of breaching Egypt’s Protest Law and a string of other charges....

October 27, 2014

Five Palestinian refugees from Syria are at imminent risk of being forcibly returned to either Gaza or Syria by the Egyptian authorities. Their travel documents have been confiscated.

October 23, 2014

Nader Abdulemam has been sentenced to six months in prison for “insulting” a figure of worship. Amnesty International believes he has been targeted for exercising his right to freedom of expression...

October 14, 2014

A Syrian couple and their six children, now aged three to 15, have been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. They were arrested in March 2013.