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 6, 2013

Iranian prisoner of conscience and blogger, Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, is still in critical condition in Tehran’s Evin Prison after ending his hunger strike.

September 6, 2013

The Egyptian authorities deported 41 Syrians and Palestinians from Syria to Turkey and Lebanon. The group had sought refuge after fleeing the armed conflict in Syria.

September 6, 2013

Bahraini boy Ali Hatem Ali Salman, 14, was arrested on Aug. 26 and reportedly tortured and otherwise ill-treated during interrogation to “confess” to rioting.

September 6, 2013

The family of Syrian 16-year-old Ahmed Ismael al-'Akkad were told in early August that he had died in a military hospital.