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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July 18, 2014

Ahmad Mas’ad al-Ma’dawi, and Egyptian national, was arrested at Abu Dhabi’s International Airport as he was leaving the UAE on 13 January. His whereabouts are unknown.

July 11, 2014

Rasoul Holoumi is at risk of execution for allegedly causing fatal injuries to a boy in a fight when he was 17. His death sentence could be carried out at any time.

July 8, 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair has been sentenced to 15 years in
prison followed by a 15-year travel ban. He is a prisoner of conscience.

July 4, 2014

Andargachew Tsige, a political activist in exile, appears to have been arrested in transit in Yemen on 24 June and forcibly returned to Ethiopia. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment....