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 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...

December 1, 2014

Following national and international mobilization, the President has objected and returned the proposed reform of the Criminal Code which maintained full criminalization of abortion to the Congress...

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.

November 26, 2014

Soheil Arabi has now had his sentence upheld by Iran’s Supreme Court. He was sentenced for posts deemed offensive to the Prophet he had made on Facebook.