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

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.

August 22, 2013

A 13-year-old Bahraini boy, Salman Mahdi Salman, was arrested on August 21. He is held in a juvenile detention center but is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

August 22, 2013

Farid Murtazin has received assurances from the Bar Association that his advocate's license will not be withdrawn.