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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July 11, 2013

Syrian 16-year-old Ahmed Ismael al-‘Akkad should have been brought before a juvenile criminal court in mid-June, but was not presented to court. He has been held incommunicado since 20 November 201...

July 10, 2013

The dead body of Aníbal Barrow, a journalist who was abducted on 24 June, has been found. Four individuals have been arrested, but a full and impartial investigation of the killing is still needed....

July 9, 2013

Colombian human rights defenders Diego Martínez and Jeison Paba have received an email threatening to kill them and their families, while they were participating in an event in the municipality La...

July 4, 2013

Bahraini lawyer, Mahdi al-Basri, had his one-year prison sentence upheld by the High Criminal Court of Appeal on 3 July, for allegedly insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on Twitter. H...