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 30, 2014

The 20 activists are currently held in Tora Prison and are standing retrial alongside five others for defying the country’s repressive protest law, after an earlier unfair trial.

October 28, 2014

The Algerian authorities may be preparing to forcibly return an 18-year-old Syrian refugee after he entered the country without official legal documentation.

October 27, 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam and 21 others were jailed for three years on 26 October by a criminal court, which convicted them of breaching Egypt’s Protest Law and a string of other charges....

October 27, 2014

Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police custody. Two men were shot dead by police in Septem...