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 14, 2014

Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...

November 14, 2014

Mahmoud Hussien has been held in detention without trial for 293 days. He was subjected to torture and coerced into making a “confession”. He is a prisoner of conscience.

November 13, 2014

The Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic has ruled that the term of Ruslan Kutaev’s imprisonment must be reduced by two months but did not quash his conviction. Ruslan Kutaev is a prisoner of cons...

November 7, 2014

Ghoncheh Ghavami has been sentenced to one year’s imprisonment in Iran and banned from foreign travel for two years for protesting for the right of women to attend sport events in Iran.