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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September 13, 2013

Luis Rafael Escobar Ugas, a Venezuelan human rights activist, has been in detention since March for participating in a protest. He has been tortured and threatened and has not received necessary me...

September 13, 2013

Twenty-three refugees from Syria – 21 Syrians and two Palestinians – are at risk of deportation from Egypt, including five women and nine children.

September 13, 2013

Paramilitaries are threatening to kill Afro-descendants in the Cacarica River Basin in northwestern Colombia. There is an imminent threat of forced displacement.

September 13, 2013

‘Ali Hatem ‘Ali Salman, a Bahraini boy aged 14, was released on bail on 10 September. The Juvenile Prosecution is still investigating his case.