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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August 1, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill human rights defenders Hernando Mejía López and David Espinoza in the northern Colombian city of Barrancabermeja.

July 30, 2013

Two international volunteers accompanying a Honduran community whose members are campaigning against a mining project were recently abducted. Although released, the safety of both the community and...

July 24, 2013

A threat was made at the home of Rocio Campos a day after paramilitaries left a death threat at the home of Elizardo Badillo against him and other members of the human rights movement of Barrancabe...

July 23, 2013

On 15 July the army opened fire during a protest in Honduras, killing an indigenous leader and injuring his son. There are grave concerns for protesters' safety.