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

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

September 6, 2013

Eighteen government critics, imprisoned after an unfair trial, are on hunger strike in protest at their treatment in a UAE prison. At least three are in critical condition. The men refuse to end th...

August 29, 2013

Iranian prisoner of conscience Hossein Ronaghi Maleki and his mother are on hunger strike to protest against the conditions of political prisoners. Maleki's health is deteriorating rapidly and he n...

August 28, 2013

Writer and humanitarian worker Jean Laokole was released on 19 August after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence from the N’Djamena High Court. His lawyer appealed against the decision...