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 21, 2014

The execution of Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi, both members of Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority, has been scheduled for 22 May. Both are believed to have been tortured or otherwise ill-treate...

May 20, 2014

Political activist Obaid Yousef al-Zaabi has been detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 23 June, despite being acquitted that day by the Federal Supreme Court.

May 16, 2014

Four men held without charge in Oman are unable to contact their families and have been denied access to lawyers. They are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

May 12, 2014

Human rights lawyer Dr Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience, is now being held in solitary confinement incommunicado. He may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.