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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January 21, 2012

Colombian trade union leaders Igor Díaz López and Aldo Raúl Amaya Daza have received telephone death threats. Their lives are in danger.

December 16, 2011

Members of the National Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE) and other human rights organizations in Northern Colombia have received emailed death threats signed by paramilitaries.

December 31, 1969

Paramilitaries threatened to “dismember” a human rights defender and continue to threaten members of the Humanitarian Space of Puente Nayero in the port city of Buenaventura, southern Colombia.

December 31, 1969
Several members of a rural women’s association have received death threats since trying to reclaim their land in northern Colombia.