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 11, 2014

Human rights defenders Ingrid Vergara, Jeison Pava, and members of the Verbel family received death threats on 3 and 7 June.

June 4, 2014

Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have been threatened.

June 4, 2014

A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a cleric has been sentenced to eight years in prison and banned from delivering religious sermons, for criticizing discrimination against Shi’a in Saudi Arabia.

June 2, 2014

There are allegations that professional gunmen have been hired to attack and possibly assassinate six men and two women associated with the Khon Rak Ban Koed group in Wangsaphung District, Thailand...