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 14, 2013

Bangladeshi opposition activist Anwarul Islam Masum was allegedly abducted by police officers on 4 April. The police deny it. He is at risk of torture or extrajudicial execution.

June 13, 2013
Demand that President Obama explain the full extent of his mass surveillance program and the checks and balances in place, if any.
June 13, 2013

A prisoner, Rygor Yuzepchuk, was sentenced to death on 24 April for the murder of a cellmate in eastern Belarus. He could be executed within months.

June 13, 2013

Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu has been on hunger strike since 27 May in protest at his treatment in prison. He is serving a seven-year sentence for “conducting propaganda” against the state. His health is at ri...