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 4, 2014

Adivasi villagers fear further repercussions by the authorities after allegations by 25 people that they were beaten by police while protesting the arrests of other villagers on 26 November.

December 2, 2014

Osama al-Najjar was sentenced on 25 November to three years’ imprisonment, on charges stemming from his Twitter activities defending his father. He is a prisoner of conscience.

December 2, 2014

A teenager has been disappeared after reportedly being tied up and taken by military police officers during a police operation in the city of Salvador. His mother has been receiving threats.

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...