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 22, 2013

Farid Murtazin has received assurances from the Bar Association that his advocate's license will not be withdrawn.

August 21, 2013

Marshall Gore, aged 50, is due to be executed in Florida on 1 October for a murder committed in 1988. His mental “competence” for execution is in question.

August 21, 2013

Abdumavlon Abdurakhmonov a Tajikistani national, has been detained incommunicado in Uzbekistan since April. His family fear he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

August 20, 2013

A man currently on hunger strike has been detained without charge or trial for 20 months in Erbil. Authorities accuse him of leaking information about election rigging to a newspaper.