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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September 6, 2013

Eighteen government critics, imprisoned after an unfair trial, are on hunger strike in protest at their treatment in a UAE prison. At least three are in critical condition. The men refuse to end th...

August 22, 2013

A 13-year-old Bahraini boy, Salman Mahdi Salman, was arrested on August 21. He is held in a juvenile detention center but is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

August 21, 2013

Abdumavlon Abdurakhmonov a Tajikistani national, has been detained incommunicado in Uzbekistan since April. His family fear he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

August 20, 2013

A man currently on hunger strike has been detained without charge or trial for 20 months in Erbil. Authorities accuse him of leaking information about election rigging to a newspaper.