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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June 19, 2013

A 25-year-old man was sentenced to death in eastern Belarus on 14 June for the murder of a student on 20 September 2012.

June 13, 2013

A prisoner, Rygor Yuzepchuk, was sentenced to death on 24 April for the murder of a cellmate in eastern Belarus. He could be executed within months.

June 11, 2013

Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death in December 2011 after an unfair trial. His “confession”, allegedly obtained under torture, was admitted as evidence against him.

June 4, 2013

A new law adopted by the Papua New Guinea parliament increases the scope of the death penalty and number of execution methods. concern rises about the fate of at least 10 prisoners under sentence o...