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 6, 2014

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was detained on 28 October following her first interrogation session. Amnesty International believes she is a prisoner of conscience.

October 22, 2014

Amendment XXXIII, currently pending before the Parliament of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, will discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people....

October 3, 2014

The bylaw would criminalize, among other things, same-sex sexual relations and consensual sex outside marriage, punishable by caning.

June 30, 2014

Amira Osman Hamed, a Sudanese women’s rights activist, continues to face charges of ‘indecent dress’ for refusing to wear a headscarf.