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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October 14, 2014

A Syrian couple and their six children, now aged three to 15, have been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. They were arrested in March 2013.

October 10, 2014

Officials from the UAE detained two Qatari men on 27 June at the al-Ghuwaifat border post on the UAE’s western border with Saudi Arabia. The UAE has subjected them to enforced disappearance.

October 9, 2014

Former prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi has been held in Tehran’s Evin Prison since 6 September. He is believed to be in solitary confinement without access to a lawyer. He has yet to be charge...

October 9, 2014

At least 26 people have been detained in Beijing for showing support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Thirteen people have been accused of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble".