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 11, 2012

A gunman threatened to kill Alfamir Castillo and her lawyers, days before a court hearing into the extrajudicial execution of her son and one other man.

September 17, 2012

Members of the Colombian group Association for Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared (ASFADDES) are being threatened by paramilitary groups, including branch coordinator Luz Elsia Almanza Suárez....

August 24, 2012

LGBTI activists, trade unionists, victims associations and human rights defenders in Barrancabermeja, Northern Colombia, have received death threats from paramilitaries.

May 11, 2012

On 7 May, shots were fired into the office of a women’s rights organization in Bogota. This follows a series of attacks and intimidation against human rights defender Monica Roa and her colleagues....