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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July 3, 2014

Isabel, a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex workers by police during illegal raids and evictions on 23 May....

June 23, 2014

A leader of a community-based organization was arrested on 17 June and reportedly beaten and threatened while in custody. He has been denied access to his lawyer and is at risk of ill-treatment....

June 20, 2014

Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez, director of the independent news agency Hablemos Press has been receiving threatening telephone calls and was assaulted on the streets of Havana.

June 19, 2014

Trade union leader José Onofre Esquivel Luna was in a car in Medellín, northwest Colombia on 16 June, when two men started shooting at him. His safety is at risk.