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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May 23, 2012

Human rights defender and lawyer, Vidulfo Rosales Sierra, from Guerrero State, Mexico received an anonymous death threat on 4 May. His life and those of his colleagues are at risk.

May 18, 2012

A human rights defender was kidnapped on 15 May, and held prisoner for almost a day: his organization has received threatening messages.

April 17, 2012

Human rights defenders working on behalf of trade unionist Marcelino Coache, and his family, continue to be threatened and intimidated in Oaxaca, Mexico since 2009.

January 20, 2012

The relatives of three men who have filed complaints for torture while in military custody have been threatened and intimidated by military personnel. Amnesty International fears for their safety....