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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October 25, 2013

Prisoner of conscience Anas Barghouti was released on bail, and is facing trial before a military court and if convicted could be imprisoned for up to 18 months.

October 24, 2013

A human rights defender survived an attempted shooting in Mexico. There is grave fear for his security and that of his family.

October 23, 2013

Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.

October 22, 2013

Malú García Andrade received two phone calls threatening to take reprisal actions against her family while she was working in Mexico City.