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 16, 2013

Veteran activist Zhang Lin faces a possible five year prison sentence. He was detained for peacefully defending his daughter’s right to education. Zhang Lin has several health problems.

December 11, 2013

The failure of the Lao authorities to thoroughly investigate the enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone has increased fears for his fate and well-being.

November 13, 2013

At least 168 people from a Shi’a community in East Java are at risk of being forcibly removed again from their temporary shelter.

November 6, 2013

The son and mother of a Shanghai petitioner, Shen Yong, are under tight surveillance and at risk of torture and ill-treatment after Shen Yong was allegedly beaten to death by police in China.