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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January 30, 2014

Over 2,000 Indigenous and peasant women living in poverty who were allegedly subjected to forced sterilization have been denied justice after the Public Prosecutor’s office closed their cases.

January 27, 2014

Human rights defenders in the city of Barrancabermeja, in the Magdalena Medio region in north-eastern Colombia, have received death threats.

January 17, 2014

Embera Chamí Indigenous leader Flaminio Onogama Gutiérrez is at risk following the killing of
his two nephews, who were also Indigenous leaders, in south-western Colombia.

December 26, 2013
Soldiers in Mexico soldiers tortured and raped Miriam López for 7 months as they tried to force her to confess to drug trafficking. Miriam lives in fear while her abusers enjoy impunity.