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 14, 2014

The Public Order & Security Act is used by the government to stifle freedom of expression and assembly by harassing human rights defenders when they gather in public meetings and demonstrations...

September 16, 2014

If signed, a new Criminal Code amendment in Gambia would increase the punishment for "aggravated homosexuality" to life in prison.

August 18, 2014

Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at risk of receiving the death penalty.

July 31, 2014

Demand that those suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic be investigated and held accountable for their crimes under international law.