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 13, 2014

He was sentenced on 28 April 2014 on charges that included “using social media networks to incite hatred of the regime”, “calling on people to ignore the law” and “calling for illegal demonstration...

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".

October 8, 2014

Hong Kong police have failed in their duty to protect peaceful protesters. Government authorities must ensure the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly for all. Incidents of violenc...