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 14, 2013

Egyptian authorities are preparing to deport 13 Syrians to Turkey and 28 Palestinians from Syria to the Gaza Strip. They had sought refuge from the Syrian conflict.

August 13, 2013

Bahraini banker, activist and prisoner of conscience Mohammad Sanad al-Makina was arrested on 9 August. He faces charges including “inciting hatred against the regime”.

August 9, 2013

Roma families were evicted on 7 August and are now homeless. Neither the Tirana municipal authorities nor the government have done anything to assist them or provide them with alternative housing....

August 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened scores of trade unionists, many of whom are in labor negotiations, as well as human rights defenders and other organizations in Colombia.