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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March 14, 2014

Two human rights lawyers have repeatedly suffered harassment and intimidation as a result of their work. A full investigation must be carried out and their safety guaranteed.

March 7, 2014

Jailed for eight years, Saudi Arabian human rights defender has had his conviction and prison sentence overturned by the Court of Appeal, but is still behind bars.

March 7, 2014

Two prominent Saudi prisoners of conscience have been on hunger strike since 3 March in protest at their deteriorating prison conditions.

February 21, 2014

Iranian graduate student Hamid Babaei, serving a six-year sentence for “acting against national security by communicating with hostile governments.” His wife is also at risk of arrest.