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 7, 2013

Hamas authorities are threatening several executions, possibly including a man under 18 at the time of one of his alleged crimes, who was allegedly tortured during interrogation.

August 6, 2013

John Ferguson, a 65-year-old man with a decades-long history of serious mental illness, was executed in Florida on August 5. He had been on death row for 35 years.

August 5, 2013

Activist Sultan al-Saadi is being held in an undisclosed location in Oman. He has been denied access to his lawyer, and is at risk of ill-treatment and prolonged arbitrary detention. He may be a pr...

August 5, 2013

On 2 August, approximately 30 Romani families reportedly received orders asking them to leave their houses by 5 August. Around 15 houses were demolished on 5 August. The remaining families could be...