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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January 17, 2013

Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on bail on 17 January. He was arrested on 17 December at a protest, and charged with “spreading false news with the intention of causing damage to state securit...

January 15, 2013

A convoy carrying opposition Presidential candidate Isa Gambar was attacked by a mob, resulting in at least nine people injured and several cars badly damaged. Police looked on without intervening....

January 15, 2013

The authorities have threatened to relocate a Shi’a community by force, in March. The community is living in temporary shelter in deteriorating conditions.

January 11, 2013

Businessman Umarali Kuvvatov risks extradition to Tajikistan by the UAE following an extradition request on charges of fraudulent business activities, where he would be at risk of torture.