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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November 6, 2013

The son and mother of a Shanghai petitioner, Shen Yong, are under tight surveillance and at risk of torture and ill-treatment after Shen Yong was allegedly beaten to death by police in China.

November 4, 2013

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was reportedly put into a car to be transferred to another penal colony, but her whereabouts remain unknown. There are serious concerns regarding her safety and well being....

October 28, 2013

Syrian writer Jihad As’ad Mohamed has not been heard from since 10 August, when he was arrested on his way to visit his family.

October 28, 2013
The Right to Privacy doesn't end at your doorstep. The USG must provide greater transparency on its surveillance programs and bring those programs in line with international principles.