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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December 18, 2012

Businessman Wu Wai Sing, a 54-year-old US national of Hong Kong residency, was reportedly tortured to make him confess. He has reportedly told his lawyers that he is "losing hope" and cannot stand...

December 18, 2012

Two Cambodian women human rights defenders were convicted on baseless charges in separate trials. Yorm Bopha was sentenced to three years in prison. Tim Sakmony has been released.

December 17, 2012

Aparna Marandi, a human rights defender who has been repeatedly targeted by the government for her activities, was arrested on 8 December. She is being detained and is at imminent risk ill-treatmen...

December 13, 2012

Li Shanshan is being threatened with an extended sentence for refusing denouncing her faith. She's at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.