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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May 12, 2014

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children.

May 9, 2014

Fifteen-year-old Génesis Giselle Gutiérrez Romero, a member of the Wayúu Indigenous Reservation of Zahíno, received a death threat on 5 May.

May 8, 2014

Paramilitaries sent death threats to a human rights lawyer, trade unionists and environmental activists in Santander Department, north-eastern Colombia.

May 2, 2014

Migrants’ rights defenders were injured by police and migration authorities during an operation to detain irregular migrants in the Municipality of Zapata.