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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December 18, 2014

Shayam Brang Shawng, an ethnic Kachin man from Myanmar, is facing jail following his calls for the authorities to investigate the role of the Myanmar Army in the death of his daughter.

December 16, 2014

Salaheddin al-Tabbaa, who does voluntary work for the Red Crescent, has been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. He was arrested, on 5 September 2014. He is at risk of to...

December 15, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova was placed under pre-trial detention on 5 December on a politically motivated charge. The authorities also suspended the license of Khadija Ismayilova’s lawyer on 10 December....

December 15, 2014

Jaikhlong Brahma was released on bail on 2 December, after being detained without charge or trial for three months. Amnesty International’s campaign for him was highlighted in media reports in Indi...