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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June 6, 2014

Poet Nasser Saber Bondek was arrested on 17 February at his home by people believed to be members of the Syrian security forces. His whereabouts are unknown and his life is in danger.

June 4, 2014

A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a cleric has been sentenced to eight years in prison and banned from delivering religious sermons, for criticizing discrimination against Shi’a in Saudi Arabia.

June 2, 2014

Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi, a prisoner of conscience, has gone on hunger strike in protest at his transfer from Evin Prison in Tegran to Raja'i Shahr Prison in Karaj.

May 28, 2014

Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death after an unfair trial in 2011. His confession was obtained under torture, but still used as evidence against him. He could be executed at any time...