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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May 26, 2014

Arbitrary detentions and sweeping restrictions continue throughout Thailand following the imposition of martial law on 20 May. Authorities are initiating prosecutions of civilians in military court...

May 14, 2014

Mogilev Regional Court has confirmed that another death-row prisoner has been executed in Belarus. At least two men remain on death row at imminent risk of execution.

May 12, 2014

A woman gang-raped by eight men who accused her of adultery is now at risk of being caned for this “offense” in Indonesia’s Aceh province.

May 8, 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15-30 days in jail for an administrative offense. One activist was reportedly tortured in custody.