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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November 14, 2014

The fatal incident follows the recent murder of another campesino leader in September. The safety of his family and other leaders may be at risk.

November 14, 2014

Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...

November 14, 2014

Mahmoud Hussien has been held in detention without trial for 293 days. He was subjected to torture and coerced into making a “confession”. He is a prisoner of conscience.

November 14, 2014

Egyptian human rights organizations face an imminent crackdown, with human rights defenders at high risk of arrest and prosecution. If this crackdown goes ahead, it will shut down Egypt's 30-year o...