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 3, 2014

Saeed Shirzad has been detained in Tehran’s Evin Prison for four months, without access to his lawyer. He is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for his peaceful human rights activism.

September 30, 2014

Iranian physicist Omid Kokabee, serving a 10-year sentence in Tehran’s Evin Prison, is suffering from a number of health problems exacerbated by the poor conditions in which he is held. He is a pri...

September 29, 2014

The prosecutor is next due to interrogate him on 2 October. Mahmoud Abu Zied is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for his journalistic work.

September 26, 2014

Peaceful activist Gebrail Moushe Kourie is to be tried by the Anti-Terrorism Court, which does not abide by international fair trial standards. There are concerns that he may have been tortured....