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 2, 2014

Florida’s Governor has signed a death warrant in the case of Shane Kormondy. This would be the 21st execution under Rick Scott’s governorship, equaling the record for any Florida governor since 197...

December 2, 2014

A Sudanese political activist has been detained without charge in Khartoum, since 23 September after being arrested by security forces. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

December 1, 2014

Vietnamese Prisoner of Conscience, Tran Huynh Duy Thuc was sentenced to 16 years in prison solely for peacefully exercising his right to expression. He had blogged about political and economic issu...

November 26, 2014

Ali Agirdas was executed on 20 November in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh. His family only learned of his execution through the media, and his body has not been returned to them.