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 30, 2012

An environmental journalist has received a death threat after publicly condemning the environmental impacts of opencast mining and illegal logging in Honduras.

November 29, 2012

Student activist Abdul Raouf Hassan Zain al-Saqqaf was severely beaten on 23 November and shot at 2 days later. Amnesty International believes that because of his activism, his life may be in dange...

November 28, 2012

Since October at least four teachers have been killed and two injured in attacks by suspected insurgents in southern Thailand. On 22 November a headmistress was killed in Pattani Province.

November 28, 2012

Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi was sentenced to 4 months in prison for demonstrating peacefully. He is a prisoner of conscience. Two other demonstrators were killed by Israeli security forces....