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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March 19, 2014

Activists in Samara, Russian Federation, received death threats after staging a protest against Russia’s military intervention in Crimea.

March 11, 2014

Violent clashes during protests that started in early February give no signs of abating. So far, the official death toll stands at 23 people, with over 300 injured.

February 28, 2014

Siveen Juma Kindi, a Kurdish postal worker in Syria, was subjected to enforced disappearance in the northern city of Qamishly, on 13 March 2012. He has not been heard from since then.

February 24, 2014

Legislation on terrorism and disorder being discussed in Brazilian Congress threatens freedom of expression and the right to assemble. The new “crimes” could be used to criminalize protesters.