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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February 20, 2013

There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.

February 18, 2013

Four women human rights defenders from northern Colombia have been threatened in an email sent to one of them. Her two bodyguards were also threatened.

February 18, 2013

Victoria López, a victim of human rights violations when Bolivia was under military rule, was attacked while at a protest. Police took no action

February 18, 2013

Four men are at imminent risk of execution after their petitions for mercy were rejected. They were sentenced to death in 2004 for their involvement in a landmine explosion.