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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October 25, 2012

On 11 October, the National Coordination of Displaced People received a death threat from the paramilitary group Anti Land Restitution Army.

October 25, 2012

Convictions against the former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), were upheld on 21 October. However, their prison sentences were reduced.

October 25, 2012

Karla Zelaya, a human rights defender, was abducted for three hours. She was tortured, threatened and interrogated about her work.

October 25, 2012

After a woman known as “Mery” took medicine to induce abortion, she sought assistance at a hospital & was promptly arrested. Authorities are now denying access to medical treatment and legal c...