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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July 18, 2014

On 25 July Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland’s monthly news magazine The Nation and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were entenced to two years in prison without the possibility of paying...

July 18, 2014

Eight Chin human rights defenders in Myanmar are facing imprisonment for peacefully protesting against impunity for sexual violence in Chin State.

July 10, 2014

Two threatening telephone calls were made to staff members of a human rights organization
in Oaxaca State, south-western Mexico.

July 7, 2014

Honduran journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza has faced increasing harassment and intimidation. This harassment has also extended to a close family member. Their safety is at risk.