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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August 23, 2013

India's Supreme Court stayed the execution of Shivu and Jadeswamy on 21 August, the day before the men had been scheduled to be executed. Devender Pal Singh Bhullar remains at imminent risk of exec...

August 23, 2013

Colombian human rights defender Danilo Rueda received a death threat on August 22 in the capital, Bogotá. His life is in danger.

August 23, 2013

Armed men believed to be Colombian paramilitaries have threatened and apparently attempted to kill leaders of the families forcibly displaced from the Hacienda Bellacruz farm, who are campaigning t...

August 23, 2013

Detained Omani activist Sultan al-Saadi was released without charge on 20 August. He had been ill-treated in detention and not allowed access to his lawyer or family.