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 5, 2012

Seven women are being arbitrarily detained in an enforced drug rehabilitation camp in China on account of their religious beliefs: they are all Falun Gong practitioners. They are at risk of torture...

December 4, 2012

Ho Thi Bich Khuong, Vietnamese human rights defender jailed for “conducting propaganda”, has been beaten by a group of prisoners. She is said to be seriously injured and in need of medical care....

November 30, 2012

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has ended her hunger strike on 4 December 2012 after the travel ban on her 13-year old daughter was lifted by Iran’s judiciary. She requires medical care...

November 30, 2012

Cuban officials have threatened one of the country's leading human rights defenders because of his work, and a prominent government critic has been publically assaulted, apparently by authorities....