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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June 11, 2014

Human rights defenders Ingrid Vergara, Jeison Pava, and members of the Verbel family received death threats on 3 and 7 June.

June 4, 2014

Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have been threatened.

May 27, 2014

Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court
appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.

May 23, 2014

On 20 May armed men attempted to kill the land restitution leader Enrique Cabezas in the Curvaradó River Basin, Colombia. Rafael Truaquero, another land claimant, and his family were also threatene...