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 25, 2013

Eleven men sentenced to death in Iraq in 2010, are now known to have had their application for a retrial rejected. They could be executed at any time.

June 24, 2013

Some 117 death row prisoners in Viet Nam face imminent execution when a change in the law comes into effect on 27 June. There are more than 530 prisoners under sentence of death.

June 24, 2013

In what would be the 500th execution in Texas since 1977, Kimberly McCarthy is due to be put to death. Her lawyer is seeking a stay of execution, raising claims of racial discrimination in jury sel...

June 21, 2013

Suhaib Hassan Swaidan was arrested on May 23 while volunteering with an ambulance crew. His brother, Abdullah, was arrested on 9 May. Both have been held incommunicado since their arrests.