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 24, 2014

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi, sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2010, has had her appeal rejected by the Lahore High Court of Appeal.

October 7, 2014

A Bahraini man under sentence of death has lodged his final appeal and could be at risk of execution. He was sentenced to death in February 2014 and lost his first appeal in August.

October 7, 2014

Six men, including five convicted in a rape case, face execution in Afghanistan after an unfair trial. The men are due to be executed on 8 October.

October 3, 2014

Blasphemy prisoner Mohammad Asghar has been shot and wounded by a prison guard in Pakistan. He is recovering in a hospital, but his lawyers fear he is still in danger of being killed.