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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

Venezuelan human rights defender Víctor Martínez is in danger, as the two men on trial for the murder of his son are free: one has escaped and the other was given parole.

August 14, 2013

Former government minister Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov was released after nine months of forced medical treatment. He was likely targeted because of his political criticism.

August 14, 2013

Three people, two of them children, were detained by Mexican marines in late July and have not been seen since. The military authorities have denied arresting them.

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.