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 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...

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.