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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May 26, 2014

Arbitrary detentions and sweeping restrictions continue throughout Thailand following the imposition of martial law on 20 May. Authorities are initiating prosecutions of civilians in military court...

May 23, 2014

On 20 May armed men attempted to kill the land restitution leader Enrique Cabezas in the Curvaradó River Basin, Colombia. Rafael Truaquero, another land claimant, and his family were also threatene...

May 19, 2014

Burundian human rights defender arrested and detained on charges relating to state security.

May 19, 2014

Prominent human rights defender and lawyer Rashid Rehman was shot dead in his office in Multan, Pakistan on 7 May. One of his associate advocates and a client were also shot and seriously injured....